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Deadlines and Timelines

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

January 16, 2018 tbd tbd

Diploma

When you will receive your diploma

Mid-February 2018 Early July 2018 Early October 2018