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Deadlines and Timelines

2018-2019 Academic Year

Graduation Term

When all of your requirements will be complete

Winter 2019 Summer 2019 Fall 2019

Official Audit

When you should apply for graduation and have all releases submitted

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

Commencement Book Deadline

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

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

Application Deadline

The last day you can apply online for graduation

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

Coursework Completion Deadline

The last day to have all work complete and still graduate

May 1, 2019 September 1, 2019 January 1, 2020

Commencement Ceremony

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

December 16, 2018

~or~

May 4, 2019

May 4, 2019

~or~

December 15, 2019

December 15, 2019

~or~

May 2, 2020

Conferral Date

The date the degree is conferred to your transcript

June 5, 2019 2019 TBD 2020 TBD

Diploma

When you will receive your diploma

Early July 2019 Early October 2019 Mid-February 2020