Home > Academics > Checklist for undergrads

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 planned by the Office of Conferences and Special Events. Visit the UMM Commencement page for additional information.

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

Important Dates

Academics

Fri, Jul 28, 2017 Full Summer Session ends
Wed, Aug 23, 2017 Classes begin
Fri, Oct 13, 2017 First half semester classes end

Graduation

Wed, Sep 6, 2017 Last day to submit a degree application for fall term
Mon, Jan 29, 2018 Last day to submit a degree application for spring and summer terms
Mon, Jan 29, 2018 Last day to sign up for 2018 commencement