Biology Commencement Celebration 2022

The 2022 Biology Diploma Ceremony will be held on Sunday, June 12th at 12:30 p.m. in the Bass Biology Building Courtyard.


For Graduates

Attendance & Name Pronunciation

Whether or not you plan to confer your degree this Spring, you must RSVP if you intend to participate in the Biology Diploma Ceremony.


RSVP by Sunday, May 15th using the webform below. Questions can be sent to Teri Hankes thankes@.

Undergrad RSVP Form     

Coterm MS and PhDs:

RSVP by Sunday, May 15th using the appropriate webform below. Questions can be sent to Lorena Rodriguez at lorenar3@.

Coterm RSVP Form       Ph.D. RSVP Form

Important Deadlines: Application to Graduate

  • Saturday, February 26, 2022: Application to graduate available in Axess.

  • Friday, April 8, 2022 (5:00 p.m. PT): Application to graduate deadline.
    Applications received after deadline will be assessed a $50 late fee.

  • Friday, May 27, 2022 (5:00 p.m. PT): Late application to graduate deadline
    No applications will be accepted after this date.

  • Graduation Application Instructions

Cap & Gown

  • Monday, March 7 – Cap & Gown ordering website goes “Live”
  • Wednesday, April 13 – In-store Grad Fair from 3-6 p.m. & custom regalia/class ring ordering deadline (to have in time for commencement)
  • Monday, April 25 – Student/Faculty online cap & gown pre-order deadline
  • Monday, May 16 – Last day for students to order for home delivery ($12.95 shipping)
  • Friday, May 27 – Last day for students to order for home delivery with RUSH delivery ($19.95 shipping)
  • Tuesday, May 31 – Pre-order cap & gown distribution begins (Stanford Bookstore lower level)
  • Thursday, June 2 – Open stock distribution begins (Stanford Bookstore lower level)

Have questions? Visit or email the Stanford Bookstore at

Note: To guard against continuing delays in the supply chain, we recommend you place your order as early as possible.

Order Now!

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