To Students Who Will Be Graduating

This page provides information on the procedures to be completed before graduation or completion of your studies at Waseda University.
*Some links are currently only provided on the Japanese page. Sorry.
●Schedule for Graduation
●Notes and Information on Graduation
●Useful information for after Graduation

Schedule for Graduation

Before the graduation ceremony, please make sure of the following points. For details on the schedule of graduation ceremonies, etc., please carefully check the information provided by your school/graduate school.

No TO DO Period Outline
1 Grade Announcement
  • Spring:
    Late February to early March
  • Fall:
    Late August to early September
When your grades are announced, you will be able to check your ” Results of Judgment for Graduation(Completion)” on the MyWaseda “Grading Report System”. You will also receive information about graduation ceremonies and other events, so be sure to check this page.

Screening Results(Completion)
Check My Grades & Progress_TIPS4: Screening Results
Attention
* In some cases, such as intensive courses or courses that are held later than other courses, the grade announcement may be later than indicated on the left.
2 Career Path Determination Report ASAP All students graduating are required to submit a Career Path Determination Report to the Career Center. If you have not completed your Career Path Determination Report, you will not be able to receive your diploma, so be sure to do so in advance.

Career Path Determination Report(Shinro-hokoku)
3 Returning Books ASAP If there are any unreturned books, you will not be able to receive your diploma, so be sure to return them in advance.

Regarding the library service for the students who are graduating or completing programs in September, 2022
4 Payment of Tuition fees ASAP If the tuition fees are not paid in full, the diploma cannot be conferred. If you have unpaid tuition fees, please pay them according to the instructions from the office of your shcool or graduate school.
5 Transcript/Certificate Issuance
  • *After the student ID card is returned, it cannot be issued from the Certificate issuing machines. It is recommended to issue the transcript/certificate before the graduation/completion ceremony.
  • *Certificate issuance fee is 200 yen per copy until the graduation month, and from the following month the fee is 300 yen per copy.
Issuance of certificates
Transcript / Academic Certificate
6 Graduation ceremony
  • Spring 2022:
    March 25 or March 26
  • Fall 2022:
    September 17
Please check the information from the office of your School/Graduate School for the schedule and implementation of the graduation ceremony.

Schedule for Autumn 2022 Graduation Ceremonies

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Notes and Information on Graduation

  • For International Students: For those who will continue job hunting after graduation or completion of their studies
    Waseda University regular students may change their status of residence from “Student” to “Designated Activities (continuation of job-hunting)” in order to continue job hunting after graduation.For more information, please check the Career Center web page.
  • Information from the Co-op
    For information on various services such as return of investment and graduation commemorative photos, please visit the Coop web page (Japanese only).
  • Information from the Alumni Affairs Section
    The Alumni Affairs Section is holding a Alumni Welcome Party (the night before the graduation ceremony) for those who will graduate or complete their studies in Spring.
    *The Alumni Welcome Party for the graduating class of 2021 has been cancelled.

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Useful information for after graduation

●About the use of Waseda-mail after graduation

You can continue to use the Waseda ID and Waseda-mail address (lifetime address) that you obtained while you were a student in Waseda University even after graduation.

●Issuance of certificates after graduation

After graduation, you can apply for a certificate online, at the counter, or by mail.
★For more information about other services available after graduation, please visit the Alumni Office web page.

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