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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

Fri, Aug 3, 2018 Last day of instruction for regular 8-week summer session
Fri, Aug 17, 2018 Last day of instruction for 13-week summer session
Fri, Aug 17, 2018 Last day of instruction for 13-week summer session

Graduation

Wed, Aug 1, 2018 August graduation application deadline for graduate and professional students (monthly clearances only)
Sat, Sep 1, 2018 September graduation application deadline for graduate and professional students (monthly clearances only)
Tue, Sep 18, 2018 Last day to apply for fall undergraduate graduation