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Deadlines and Timelines

2016-2017 Academic Year

Graduation Term

When all of your requirements will be complete

Fall 2016 Winter 2017 Summer 2017

Official Audit

When you should apply for graduation and have all releases submitted

January/February 2016 September/October 2016 January/February 2017

Commencement Book Deadline

The last day you can apply online and have your name in the Commencement Book

October 15, 2016
(for December Commencement)
March 10, 2017 (for April Commencement) March 10, 2017 (for April Commencement)

Application Deadline

The last day you can apply online for graduation

December 13, 2016 April 18, 2017 August 15, 2017

Coursework Completion Deadline

The last day to have all work complete and still graduate

January 1, 2017 May 1, 2017 September 1, 2017

Commencement Ceremony

The U-M Commencement ceremonies you're eligible to attend

December 18, 2016

~or~

April 29, 2017

December 18, 2016

~or~

April 29, 2017

April 29, 2017

~or~

December 17, 2017

Conferral Date

The date the degree is conferred to your transcript

January 17, 2017 May 31, 2017 September 6, 2017

Diploma

When you will receive your diploma

Mid-February 2017 Early July 2017 Early October 2017

2017-2018 Academic Year

Graduation Term

When all of your requirements will be complete

Fall 2017 Winter 2018 Summer 2018

Official Audit

When you should apply for graduation and have all releases submitted

January/February 2017 September/October 2017 January/February 2018

Commencement Book Deadline

The last day you can apply online and have your name in the Commencement Book

October 15,2017
(for December Commencement)
March 10, 2018 (for May Commencement) March 10, 2018 (for May Commencement)

Application Deadline

The last day you can apply online for graduation

December 12, 2017 April 17, 2018 August 14, 2018

Coursework Completion Deadline

The last day to have all work complete and still graduate

January 1, 2018 May 1, 2018 September 1, 2018

Commencement Ceremony

The U-M Commencement ceremonies you're eligible to attend

December 17, 2017

~or~

April 28, 2018

December 17, 2017

~or~

April 28, 2018

April 28, 2018

~or~

December 16, 2018

Conferral Date

The date the degree is conferred to your transcript

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Diploma

When you will receive your diploma

Mid-February 2018 Early July 2018 Early October 2018