A graduating student can attend the graduation ceremony only in the city where they are studying. The graduation ceremony in Helsinki is organized on a rotating basis so that the site is either Haaga or Pasila, and the ceremony in question is meant for all graduating students in the Helsinki campuses. You can apply for graduation when you have passed all the required credits and thesis and they are registered in the student register. If you want to graduate on predetermined graduation date, carefully do all the parts in the graduation process two weeks prior to the graduation day, at the latest.
In order to be awarded a degree, students must successfully complete the courses in the curriculum and the maturity test.
Graduating in a graduation ceremony or outside the predetermined graduation dates
If a student wishes to graduate in a graduation ceremony, the student must apply for graduation with the e-form no later than two weeks before the graduation ceremony. At other times, students must apply for graduation, as a rule, three weeks before the intended graduation day, taking into account public holidays.
During the course of study, students are entitled to receive a copy of their transcript upon request, including completed courses and grades.
Please check before applying for graduation, that:
- you have passed all the required credits and thesis and they are registered in the student register. Please notice that it might take up to 24 hours for the credits to be registered so the credits must be in our register the day before you apply for graduation.
- the name of your thesis is correct. In case the name needs to be changed, please contact your thesis advisor.
- your own name is correct. In case there is a mistake or a name missing, please contact Study Services.
Helsinki and Porvoo: apply for graduation Fri 2 June 2023 by 3 pm at the latest, if you wish to graduate on the day of the graduation ceremony Fri 16 June 2023. Apply for graduation Fri 9 June 2023 by 3 pm at the latest, if you wish to graduate Fri 30 June 2023 (last graduation date during spring term, no graduation ceremony).
Vierumäki: apply for graduation Fri 12 May 2023 by 3 pm at the latest, if you wish to graduate on the day of the graduation ceremony Fri 26 May 2023. Apply for graduation Fri 9 June 2023 by 3 pm at the latest, if you wish to graduate Fri 30 June 2023 (last graduation date during spring term, no graduation ceremony).
Please note that it is not possible to graduate in July. You can apply for graduation again 10 August 2023 at 9 am and the first graduation date during autumn term is 31 August 2023.
In case you have questions about the graduation process, please contact Study Services before applying for graduation.
Congratulations on your graduation!