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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

Tue, Oct 23, 2018 Fall second 7-week session begins
Thu, Dec 20, 2018 End of fall semester
Tue, Jan 22, 2019 Spring full semester and first 7-week sessions begin

Graduation

Mon, Oct 1, 2018 October graduation application deadline for graduate and professional students (monthly clearances only)
Thu, Nov 1, 2018 November graduation application deadline for graduate and professional students (monthly clearances only)
Sat, Dec 1, 2018 December graduation application deadline for graduate and professional students (monthly clearances only)