Graduation checklist for grad students
Before you complete your degree and graduate, you’ll need to be prepared. Knowing what your degree requirements are and if you are fulfilling them, when to complete your Application for Degree, and talking to your advisor will help you prepare for the final steps of your academic experience at the University of Minnesota.
Preparing to graduate
Talk to your faculty advisor(s) and Graduate Program Coordinator to ensure you are on track with programmatic degree completion requirements.
Applying to graduate
Online exit counseling is required of all borrowers of federal and University-administered student loan programs. You will be provided information about the rights and responsibilities of a borrower, and how different financial aid programs handle repayment.
If you are using the Graduate Planning and Audit System (GPAS) make sure that you have satisfied all your degree requirements. If you aren’t using GPAS, review these degree completion checklists to ensure you are completing all the necessary work for your degree program:
|Sat, May 13, 2017||End of semester|
|Mon, May 22, 2017||May session and summer 13-week classes begin|
|Fri, Jun 9, 2017||Last day of instruction for May session|
|Wed, Mar 1, 2017||March graduation application deadline for graduate & professional students (monthly clearances only)|
|Mon, Apr 3, 2017||April graduation application deadline for graduate & professional students (monthly clearances only)|
|Mon, May 1, 2017||May graduation application deadline for graduate & professional students (monthly clearances only)|