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Peabody Graduation

Date: Wednesday, May 25, 2022
Time**: Undergraduate Degree Ceremony (BM, BA, BFA): 10:00 am
Graduate Degree Ceremony (MM, MA, DMA, AD, GPD): 2:00 pm
Location: Miriam A. Friedberg Concert Hall

**Ceremony times are subject to change due to the COVID-19 pandemic

Please note that masks will be required for all who attend.


Students are entitled to a certain number of guaranteed tickets as they pertain to the ceremony for which they will participate in, depending upon available hall space for each ceremony.

Undergraduate Students: 4
Graduate Students: 3

Please note that ticket allocation is impacted by the number of students graduating in each ceremony.

If more tickets are desired, students may request placement on the waitlist for up to two additional tickets. Waitlist tickets are not guaranteed, and these tickets will be assigned to seats in the nearby overflow halls where the live ceremony will be projected on a screen once the capacity has been reached in Friedberg Hall.

The link to the ticket order form can be found on the Peabody Nest site under “Registrar”, you will need to login with your JHED ID. The deadline to order your tickets was March 28, 2022 at 4:00 pm. Only students who walk in the ceremony will be granted tickets. The ceremony will also be broadcast live on the Peabody website.


All Peabody students will be required to have commencement regalia in order to participate in the ceremonies. The last day to order was April 9, 2022. Regalia will be available for pick-up on Monday, May 9 between 11:00 am- 1:00 pm in the Registrar’s Office.

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Graduation Rehearsal and Luncheon

Date: Tuesday, May 24, 2022
Time: 10:00 am. Luncheon to follow.
Location: Griswold Hall for photo and line-up.

*All graduates are REQUIRED to attend the rehearsal if they want to participate in the ceremony*
**Please bring your regalia for the class photo**


Diplomas will be mailed to you at the mailing address you provided on your graduation application. It is displayed in SIS in the address area under “Diploma address” if it is not a permanent address.

Please contact with questions.

Graduation Speaker

Headshot of Herbie Hancock

Photo Credit: Douglas Kirkland

Herbie Hancock – celebrated jazz and crossover artist, 14-time Grammy-winner, and advocate for using culture and the arts to advance peace – will receive the George Peabody Medal for Outstanding Contributions to Music in America and address graduates during the Peabody Conservatory’s 2022 Graduation ceremony on Wednesday, May 25. The George Peabody Medal is the highest honor bestowed by the Peabody Institute and has been presented annually since 1980.

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