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Graduation Preparation

Psychology Commencement Ceremony

The University of Michigan's Department of Psychology invites graduates and your guests to a commencement ceremony in honor of the 2016-2017 graduates.

Friday, April 28, 2017
Ceremony begins at 10:00am

Crisler Center
                                                                333 East Stadium Blvd, Ann Arbor, MI, 48109

The RSVP deadline of 3/24/17 has passed. If you would like to RSVP, you must email

Graduates must wear their cap and gown and arrive at a designated time prior to ceremony. More information will be provided by the Psychology Department.

Information about (and directions to) Crisler Center can be found on their website.

BCN Tassel

Psychology Tassel


1. Complete your Major Release

You may have 2 options:

A. Complete a Major Release with a Psychology Advisor in person. Schedule an appointment.

B. **New** Request your major release online.

If your audit checklist is error-free and you are declared as a Psych or  BCN major (posted on your transcript), request a release online by:

  • Complete brief exit survey (Internet Explorer works best)
  • On the Thank You screen, click "Complete Psych/BCN Online Major Release Request Form."

**Note for Dual Majors/Minors** If you are a dual-major or if you also have a declared minor or supplemental studies plan, a release must be completed for each. You should consult each department to learn how they handle this process.

2. Apply for Graduation

“Apply to Graduate” online through your Student Business Account in Wolverine Access (Student Business > Student Center > Apply for Graduation).

Next Steps...

After you have completed the steps noted above, in 3–5 weeks, the LSA Auditors will send a final audit of all your college, LSA, major and minor requirements to your email account.

For more information regarding graduation, please read the Graduation Process Information PDF.

**Note for those Studying Abroad** If you plan to be abroad during your final year, it is strongly suggested that you take care of your Major Release prior to leaving the country.