Deadlines and Timelines


Begin Application Process 

(Apply + Get Releases + Review Audit)

January / February

Commencement Ceremony
Winter Commencement
(December)
or
Spring Commencement
(April)
 

Receive your Diploma
 

Mid-February
 


Begin Application Process 

(Apply + Get Releases + Review Audit)

September / October

Commencement Ceremony
Winter Commencement
(December)
or
Spring Commencement
(April)
 

Receive your Diploma
 

Early July


Begin Application Process 

(Apply + Get Releases + Review Audit)

January /February

Commencement Ceremony
Spring Commencement
(April)
or
Winter Commencement
(December)
 

Receive your Diploma
 

Early October
 

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2022-2023 Academic Year

Graduation Term

When all of your requirements will be complete

Fall 2022 Winter 2023 Summer 2023

Official Audit

When you should apply for graduation and have all releases submitted

January/February 2022 (or when you've completed 90-100 credits) September/October 2022 (or when you've completed 90-100 credits) January/February 2023 (or when you've completed 90-100 credits)

Commencement Program Deadline

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

October 17, 2022 Mid-March 2023 (exact date TBD) Mid-March 2023 (exact date TBD)

Application Deadline

The last day you can apply online for graduation

December 9, 2022 (last day of classes) April 18, 2023 (last day of classes) August 15, 2023 (last day of classes)

Coursework Completion Deadline

The last day to have all work complete and still graduate

January 1, 2023 May 1, 2023 September 1, 2023

Commencement Ceremony

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

December 18, 2022

~or~

April 29, 2023

December 18, 2022

~or~

April 29, 2023

April 29, 2023

~or~

December 17, 2023

Conferral Date

The date the degree is conferred to your transcript

January 10, 2023 TBD (usually early June) TBD (usually early September)