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What to consider as you finish

Graduation Requirements

If you are a senior, make appointments right away with all of your major and minor advisors for a major or minor release which a required step for graduation. You will also need to apply for graduation and wait for the results of an official degree audit. The administrative pipeline to graduation is a multi-step process and you will not graduate unless you complete every step. The information on this page will help you make sure you don't miss anything.

Post-Graduation Planning

You may know what kind of job you want and are already searching or preparing for more study. COnversely, you may have no idea what you want to do next. That's OK! Be sure to make appointments with advisors and mentors for guidance. The Career Center hosts a variety of career expos and information fairs relevant to graduating seniors. Sociology also offers complementary programs to help you kickstart your first year out of college. 

Graduating seniors are also likely to find the Alumni Association a helpful resource in post-graduation planning. Did you know? They will print you free student business cards to have on-hand
for job fairs and interviews. They also have several useful career resources and a variety of mentorship programs to help you access the University of Michigan's worldwide alumni base!