Onsite Graduation Ceremony

Overview

Onsite Graduation Ceremony Spring 2020

Congratulations!

The SJSU School of Information participates in the onsite commencement ceremony held once a year in spring (May) to honor fall, spring and summer graduating students. Graduates from summer, fall and spring will receive an email from SJSU inviting them to submit an intent to participate form, and information will be sent on how to log in to Marching Order to provide name pronunciation information and claim guest tickets.

The May 2020 onsite commencement ceremony for our school has been postponed. Please see the University’s Commencement page for more details. Please check the Spring 2021 option if responding to the university’s survey regarding make-up graduation events. iSchool only participates in the Spring onsite graduation events.

Note: School of Information’s: Virtual Graduation Zoom Celebration, iSchool Graduation Video, and Virtual Graduation Website Platform are all separate from, and in addition to, virtual activities planned by the SJSU Commencement Office for university-wide graduates.

Graduation Eligibility

Students who received notice that their graduation requirements were met and their degrees were conferred for August 2019 or December 2019 are eligible to participate in the May 2020 commencement. If spring 2020 is your last semester, and you intend to graduate in May 2020, you will only be eligible to participate in commencement if the following requirements have been met:

  1. You have been advanced to graduate candidacy (an approved candidacy form is on file with GAPE).
  2. You have submitted an Application for Award of Master’s Degree for May 2020 graduation (this is not the same as the candidacy form).
  3. You have completed INFO 289 e-Portfolio or INFO 299 Thesis

If you will be completing your degree during the summer 2020 term and graduating in August 2020, you will be eligible to participate in the May 2020 commencement as long as:

  1. You have been advanced to graduate candidacy (an approved candidacy form is on file with GAPE).
  2. You have submitted an Application for Award of Master’s Degree for August 2020 graduation (this is not the same as the candidacy form).
  3. You have completed INFO 289 e-Portfolio or INFO 299 Thesis

Please contact the SJSU iSchool Student Services Team with any questions about the graduation application process, qualifications, and/or eligibility. Please email Sheila Gurtu if you would like iSchool staff to know the phonetic pronunciation of your name before it is recorded on the online graduation platform.