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Graduation checklist for undergrads

Before you complete your degree and graduate, you’ll need to be prepared. Knowing what your degree requirements are and if you are fulfilling them, when to complete your Application for Degree, and talking to your advisor will help you prepare for the final steps of your academic experience at the University of Minnesota.

Preparing to graduate


Applying to graduate

Commencement & after

Commencement is your graduation ceremony. These events are typically planned by your campus. Visit the UMR Commencement page for additional information.

Watch for an invitation to your campus graduation fair in spring. Find additional information about and purchase commencement regalia through the University Bookstore.

Important Dates

Academics

Sat, May 13, 2017 End of semester
Mon, May 22, 2017 May session and summer 13-week classes begin
Fri, Jun 9, 2017 Last day of instruction for May session

Graduation

Mon, Apr 3, 2017 April graduation application deadline for graduate & professional students (monthly clearances only)
Mon, May 1, 2017 May graduation application deadline for graduate & professional students (monthly clearances only)
Mon, Jun 5, 2017 Last day to apply for undergraduate summer term graduation