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Here are some guidelines for PitE students to consider for graduation. Students should consult the LSA Graduation Guide for details.

(Pictured: 2014 PitE graduate Jill Abrell admires a classmate's hat at the SNRE Commencement Ceremony)



  1. Make an advising appointment to complete an audit (cannot be completed until specialization is approved).
  2. Apply for graduation.
  3. Apply to be a student commencement speaker (for the PitE/SNRE Commencement Ceremony or U-M Student Commencement at Michigan Stadium)
  4. Nominate yourself or someone else for the Outstanding PitE Student Award or Outstanding PitE GSI award.
  5. Pick up graduation tickets.
  6. Plan to attend Commencement Events. RSVP for PitE Graduation Reception and/or SNRE Commencement Ceremony (May graduates only).
  7. Buy your regalia or come to the PitE office to rent a graduation gown (first come, first serve).
  8. Consider donating your purchased gown to PitE after graduation.


  1. Submit your Specialization (majors only).