In-person graduation ceremony dates and invitations

Find information on upcoming graduation events.

When will I be invited to an in-person graduation?

Your final semester
Invites sent
Ceremony Month
2020 or 2021April 2022March - May 2022
Summer Term, 2022July 2022August 2022
Semester 1, 2022July 2022August 2022
Semester 2, 2022October 2022December 2022

Eligibility to attend

In order to be eligible to attend an in-person graduation ceremony, your degree must have already been formally conferred in advance of the ceremony round. If your degree has not been conferred, you will not receive an invitation to attend an in-person ceremony.

Please note, if you have previously been invited to a ceremony round and did not respond to your invitation, you will not receive a further graduation invitation.

Schedule of in-person graduation ceremonies

Specific dates and cohorts will continue to be confirmed on a rolling basis. Please check back regularly.

March 2022
Ceremony Dates25 March -  8 April 2022
Location Wilson Hall, at the Parkville campus
Open to 2020 and 2021 Bachelors, Masters and Doctoral degree graduates from the following  academic divisions:
-  Melbourne Law School
-  Melbourne Graduate School of Education
-  Faculty of Fine Arts and Music
-  Faculty of Architecture, Building and Planning
-  Melbourne Medical School
-  Melbourne Dental School
May 2022
Ceremony Dates11 - 17 May 2022
Location Royal Exhibition Building, Carlton
Open to 2020 and 2021 Bachelors, Masters and Doctoral degree graduates from the following  academic divisions:
-  Faculty of Science
-  Faculty of Arts
-  Faculty of Business and Economics 
-  Faculty of Engineering  and Information Technology
-  Faculty of Medicine, Dentistry and Health Sciences
August 2022
Ceremony Dates11 - 16 August 2022
Location Royal Exhibition Building, Carlton
Open to Summer Term and Semester 1 2022 Graduates from every Academic Division who will be conferred a Bachelors, Masters or Doctoral degree by 29 July 2022.

Places may also be offered to 2020 and 2021 Graduates unable to attend earlier rounds.
Faculty Schedule- Thursday 11 August 2022 Faculty of Medicine, Dentistry and Health Sciences, Melbourne Law School
- Friday 12 August 2022 Faculty of Business and Economics, Melbourne Business School
- Saturday 13 August 2022 Faculty of Science, Faculty of Veterinary and Agricultural Sciences,  Melbourne  Graduate School of Education
- Monday 15 August 2022 Faculty of Arts, Faculty of Architecture, Building and Planning, Faculty of Fine Arts and Music
- Tuesday 16 August 2022 Faculty of Engineering and Information Technology
December 2022
Ceremony Dates7 - 19 December 2022 (to be confirmed)
Location Royal Exhibition Building, Carlton
Open to Semester 2 2022 Graduates from every Academic Division who will be conferred a Bachelors, Masters or Doctoral degree by 7 December 2022.

Places may also be offered to 2020 and 2021 Graduates unable to attend earlier rounds.

A note on in-person graduations for 2022

The University reserves the right to make changes to the graduation schedule. This is to ensure that our schedules best meet all students' needs in a timely manner and are responsive to changes in Victoria’s public health requirements. If changes are made that affect your ceremony, we will contact you at the earliest opportunity.

Please do not book travel until you have received confirmation of your ceremony date and time.