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Subject[Academics] Cancellation of the Commencement in February 2020

Yonsei University decided to cancel the commencement in February 2020 following the recommendation of the Ministry of Education to prevent the spread of novel coronavirus. We are here to inform you of the following, so please understand.


1. Receipt of Degree

1)    Visit

You can receive it from the GSIS office (510, New Millennium Hall) from 9:00 on the 24th of February, 2020. For agency receipt, please send your agent(friend or family member)’s name and contact information to gsisoffice@yonsei.ac.kr in advance and bring agent’s ID to receive.

2)    Mail (Temporarily allowed for February 2020 Graduates)

If you are currently abroad and are not able to visit to receive, please send your request to gsisoffice@yonsei.ac.kr with your name, student number, address and phone number (including country code). The degree will be sent by DHL at the end of February.


The Dean's List for the Fall 2019 and awards of the commencement in February 2020 will be distributed together in the event of receipt of degree


2. Rental of Regalia

Please be noted that graduation regalia rental will be suspended as of Feb. 24(Mon) due to the government's decision to raise the virus alert level against the COVID-19 virus to highest. If you wish to return a graduation regalia, please return it from Feb. 25(Tue) to Mar. 10(Tue). Regarding the rental fee refund, we will notify again by emails. (updated: Feb 23, 2020)


Even though the commencement has been cancelled, regalia can be rented upon requests. For all graduates who want to rent regalia, please pay the rental fee during the period written below.

■ Payment Period

18th of February, 2020 (Tue) 9:30 ∼ 24th 27th of February, 2020 (Mon) 14:00  

Rental Period

19th of February, 2020 (Wed) ∼ 24th 27th of February, 2020 (Mon), 9:30 ~ 16:30    

Rental Fee

Master's Regalia: 7,000 KRW

How to pay

http://portal.yonsei.ac.kr ⇒ LOGIN ⇒ Academic Information System ⇒ Academic Management System → Student Record → Graduation Gown Rental(학위가운대여) → Please see your individual payment account → Make a payment to the individual account  

■ Graduates can pick up their regalia at the GSIS Library(3rd floor) and the color of the hoods varies according to your program as follows:

1. KSP → White
2. PIC → Blue
3. ITFM → Brown 

If you do not return regalia, your Yonsei Portal account will be frozen, which means that you will not be able to use any service through Portal after graduation (e.g. Printing official transcript).


3. Permission of Graduates to Attend August 2020 Commencement

We will allow February 2020 graduates to attend the commencement in August 2020. If you want to attend, please send an e-mail to gsisoffice@yonsei.ac.kr.

■ Date: 28th of August, 2020 (Friday) 14:00

■ Venue: Auditorium 101, New Millennium Hall


Graduate School of International Studies, Yonsei University

Telephone: 82-2-2123-3291~3 Fax: 82-2-2123-8653 Email: gsis@yonsei.ac.kr
New Millennium Hall #510, Yonsei University, 50 Yonsei-Ro, Seodaemun-gu, Seoul, Korea
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