SP2 Graduation Application

Application for graduation must be made in order to be considered for degree. Graduating students should submit the SP2 graduation application by:

  • Summer (August) Graduates: August 1st
  • Fall (December) Graduates: November 1st
  • Spring (May) Graduates: February 21st

Expected graduates enrolled in the PhD in Social Welfare MUST ALSO apply to graduate with Graduate Arts and Sciences.

Students who graduate in August or December are invited to return the following May to participate in the University and SP2 Commencement ceremonies. Details will be sent to all participating graduates in March 2021 for information regarding format, location, regalia, and ceremony details.

Please save the date for our 2021 ceremonies: May 14-17, 2021.

Questions and concerns regarding applying to graduate and degree eligibility please contact the SP2 Registrar at sp2reg@sp2.upenn.edu.

Expiration of Penn Email Addresses

Penn O365 email accounts expire on:

  • October 18th for students graduating in Spring or Summer.
  • March 1st for students graduating in Fall.

Please be sure to access any important information you may have saved in your Penn email account before expiration. All Penn Alumni are eligible to create a QuakerNet Gmail account at https://www.alumni.upenn.edu/getgmail. More information about this service can be found at https://www.alumni.upenn.edu/quakergmail.

Any questions regarding email account expiration can be directed to SP2 Information Services at sp2help@sp2.upenn.edu.

Please note that if you are an active Penn employee or student in another school at Penn, you will continue to use the email account associated with your Penn school/center of employment.

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