Academic degree guidelines and requirements for Brown University are established by the Brown Faculty as a voting body and by the Corporation of the University. For specific academic degree requirements please consult the relevant sections of the three degree granting schools found on this site and/or consult the University Bulletin.
Important Commencement Related Deadlines
- Classes resume. Undergraduates: Last day for graduating Seniorsto update diploma information such as name and mailing address via Self-Service Banner's Application to Graduate (Note: This is a required step for all students planning to graduate).
- Advising period for fall pre-registration. Students in their first through third semesters will need to procure their advising PIN from their advisor in order to register.
- Graduate and Medical students: Last day to apply to graduate via Self-Service Banner's Application to Graduate (Note: This is a required step for all students planning to graduate).
- Deadline for undergraduates to declare a leave for Semester I. Theses of candidates for Masters and Ph.D. degrees in May due