Category: Graduation

Diploma Application Due 1/4/16 for Tentative May 2016 Graduates

December 17th, 2015 in Graduation, Homepage

Diploma Application for tentative May 2016 graduates are due by January 4, 2016.  An original signature by the student is required.   Please drop off the signed form in L-309 or email scanned form with original signature to the Registrar.

Workshops for Thesis Submission

February 27th, 2014 in Graduation

Dear Students:

If you are planning to submit your thesis or dissertation and complete your program requirements for (September 2014) you might want to attend an ETDs Workshop to familiarize yourself with the process.  These workshops will  assist you in the ETD submission process and staff will be available to answer any questions you may have.  Please review the informational videos that are available at .  There are two sessions still remaining at the Medical Campus at the following dates and times.

MED Thesis/Dissertation Workshop: Friday 2/28/2014, 11:30am-1pm

MED Thesis/Dissertation Workshop: Wednesday 3/5/2014, 10:30am-12pm

Students must pre-register to attend at:

GMS Commencement: 5/16-5/17

February 10th, 2014 in Academics, Graduation

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IMPORTANT: Attendance does not require paper tickets, however each graduate is allowed 4 guests.

Please join us in celebrating the success of GMS masters and doctoral students  at the 2014 GMS Commencement Ceremonies.

The Masters ceremony will be held on Friday, May 16, 2014 at 10AM in the George Sherman Union. For specific information, please see the following document.

The Ph.D. and M.D. ceremony will be held on Saturday, May 17, 2014 at 9:30AM in Agganis Arena. For specific information please see the following document.

Faculty Commencement Information

Visit the GMS Commencement page for further details. We look forward to seeing you there!

Congratulations Graduates!

May 21st, 2013 in General News, Graduation, Homepage

Masters Students Celebrate their Accomplishments!

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Nick-Antman-MAMS Adam Hall Ohearn-award
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Wenyu Nugent-award Class

GMS Graduation Workshops 1/22 at 12:00pm (PhD) and 3:00pm (MA/MS)

January 3rd, 2013 in Academics, General News, Graduation

Information session for students graduating in May 2013 will be held on Jan. 22.

PhD Candidates will meet at 12pm in room R103 for lunch.

MA/MS Candidates will meet at 3pm in Bakst Auditorium.

For more information, please contact Dr. Theresa Davies

TODAY – May 2012 Graduation Workshop

November 30th, 2011 in Academics, General News, Graduation

GMS will hold graduation workshops on Thursday January 19th for all doctoral and masters students planning on completing their degree by May 2012 .

The  Workshop will provide information on  GMS required forms, policies and deadlines,  general information on thesis writing and formatting as well as submission guidelines.

Date: Thursday, January 19th

Who: PhD Candidates at 12:30pm in room R103         (lunch will be served)

Who: MA/MS Candidates at 4pm in Bakst Auditorium

Contact Information:

  • Ms. Mildred Agosto, Registrar,
  • Division of Graduate Medical Sciences,L315
  • 617-638-5124

Thesis Submission Due Date August 4th for all September, 2011 Graduates.

July 11th, 2011 in Academics, General News, Graduation

All GMS  (MA, MS and PhD) students planning on graduating  in September, 2011 should submit their thesis for format review after July 26th.  Two copies of the thesis with signed approval pages are due to the Registrar by 3pm on Thursday, August 4th.  Please see thesis submission guidelines found on the student forms page for additional information.

September MA/MS graduates may be able to walk at the May commencement ceremony

January 27th, 2011 in Academics, General News, Graduation

If you plan to complete your MA or MS degree by September 2011 you may be eligible to attend the Masters graduation ceremony on May 20th at 10am.   This is a wonderful event where you can celebrate your success with your classmates and family.

If you are interested in attending graduation, students should receive approval from their program director and/or advisor and then submit the appropriate (MA/MS or MAMS) diploma application to the registrar Ms. Millie Agosto ASAP. The diploma application can be found on the GMS website under student forms.   Please indicate your Expected Month and Year of Graduation as September 2011 on the application.   Students will receive additional details regarding graduation later this semester