Information for Graduating Students 2022-23
University Commencement in the stadium
Do graduates need to register in order to attend in person?
The Commencement ceremony for 2023 graduates will be held on Sunday June 18th, 2023 at Stanford Stadium, 9:30 – 11:30a.m. PDT. Students who have/will graduate in the following 5 quarters are eligible to participate in the main ceremony:
- Summer 2022
- Autumn 2022
- Winter 2023
- Spring 2023
- Summer 2023
Additionally, coterminal students who began their undergraduate degree program in Autumn 2018 will be eligible to participate in the main commencement ceremony.
If you will be graduating in Spring 2023 or Summer 2023, please make sure that you have applied to graduate in Axess. Axess opened for Spring quarter graduation on March 4th and will open for summer quarter graduation on April 10th.
What if I can’t attend in person? Will the ceremony be available virtually?
Yes. The ceremonies will be live streamed on this website, and guests and graduates are encouraged to watch at home if they are unable to attend the in-person event. A complete recording of the ceremonies will be available on Stanford’s YouTube channel following the event. The ceremonies will also be broadcast live on Stanford’s radio station KZSU 90.1FM and on kzsu.stanford.edu . Other events throughout the weekend will be fully virtual.
Alumni Association Membership
The Alumni Association is gifting graduates with a free lifetime membership! This is a chance to take advantage of extraordinary networking resources and events to stay connected to Stanford for years to come. Membership includes:
- A Stanford Alumni email account.
- Exclusive access to the Alumni Directory.
- Event registration and more!
Your SUNet ID, access to Sherlock, and student email account are active for 120 days after degree conferral. Building access via your Stanford ID card is usually deactivated by the University the same date as your degree conferral. Graduating students may want to activate their alumni email account, which can be done at any time following three quarters of enrollment at Stanford.
If you have already registered for the website, select the "Check Email" button on the top of any page on the site. After logging in, you will be taken to your Alumni Email account.
Stanford's IT staff is responsible for setting up and administering Alumni Email. Stanford Customer Service continues to be the first point of contact for any problems that alums have with the service.
Future Contact Info
Career Center for Alumni
Career Resources for Alumni
Don’t forget you still have access to Stanford’s career center at BEAM.
- Jobs Posted to Handshake in the Last 7 Days (includes remote marketing, writing/editing, media, business, etc. opportunities)
- Additional handouts include:
This year a Statistics and Data Science Alumni LinkedIn Group was created for our graduates to stay connected!
Obtaining your diploma
Diplomas are now being mailed directly to the student. Please allow 6-8 weeks for diploma delivery; international shipping may take more time. Please do not submit a Service Request for status inquiries until this allotted time period has passed.
- Student Services & Academics contact information
- Student Services & Academics service inquiries
- Student Services Diploma page
- Diploma Holds
Available shipping options:
- Regular 1st Class Mail USPS (free of charge)
- Domestic Expedited Shipping ($75)
- International Expedited Shipping ($150)
To pay for expedited shipping, request this option in the Diploma Request Portal.