Graduation dates and deadlines , Ngā rā whakapōtae

Graduation ceremonies are held once a year in Auckland and Wellington, and twice a year in Palmerston North. You can also graduate via an Academic Board meeting.

A group of Massey Science graduates on the Manawatu campus

Graduation ceremonies and application deadlines

You need to apply to graduate before the application closing date.

Graduation ceremonies and application deadlines
Graduation ceremony Māori ceremony Pacific ceremony Applications open Applications close
Auckland 24 to 26 May 2022 26 May 2022 27 May 2022 Mid-January 1 March
Palmerston North Postponed Postponed Postponed Mid-January 1 March
Palmerston North 22-25 November 2022 22 November 2022 22 November 2022 30 August 19 September
Wellington 11 and 12 of October 12 October 11 October 18 August 12 September

Graduating via an Academic Board meeting

You can apply to graduate via an Academic Board meeting throughout the year. Graduating at an Academic Board means you cannot attend a graduation ceremony for the same qualification.

2022 Academic Board meeting dates

Graduating via an Academic Board meeting due dates
2022 Academic Board meeting dates Applications close
16 February 2022 15 January 2022
16 March 2022 15 February 2022
27 April 2022 15 March 2022
15 June 2022 15 May 2022
13 July 2022 15 June 2022
17 August 2022 15 July 2022
14 September 2022 15 August 2022
12 October 2022 15 September 2022
16 November 2022 15 October 2022

2023 Academic Board meeting dates

Graduating via an Academic Board meeting due dates
Academic Board meeting dates Applications close
15 February 2023 15 January 2023
15 March 2023 15 February 2023
19 April 2023 15 March 2023
17 May 2023 15 April 2023
14 June 2023 15 May 2023
19 July 2023 15 June 2023
16 August 2023 15 July 2023
13 September 2023 15 August 2023
18 October 2023 15 September 2023
15 November 2023 15 October 2023