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Deadlines and Timelines

2018-2019 Academic Year

Graduation Term

When all of your requirements will be complete

Fall 2018 Winter 2019 Summer 2019

Official Audit

When you should apply for graduation and have all releases submitted

January/February 2018 September/October 2018 January/February 2019

Commencement Book Deadline

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

October 15, 2018
(for December Commencement)
March 1, 2019 (for May Commencement) March 1, 2019 (for May Commencement)

Application Deadline

The last day you can apply online for graduation

December 11, 2018 April 23, 2019 August 15, 2019

Coursework Completion Deadline

The last day to have all work complete and still graduate

January 1, 2019 May 1, 2019 September 1, 2019

Commencement Ceremony

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

December 16, 2018

~or~

May 4, 2019

December 16, 2018

~or~

May 4, 2019

May 4, 2019

~or~

December 15, 2019

Conferral Date

The date the degree is conferred to your transcript

January 15, 2019 2019 TBD 2019 TBD

Diploma

When you will receive your diploma

Mid-February 2019 Early July 2019 Early October 2019