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Graduation checklist for undergrads

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


Applying to graduate

Commencement & after

Commencement is your graduation ceremony. These events are typically planned by your college. If you have any questions, your college will be the best resource.

Watch for an invitation to your campus graduation fair in spring. You can find additional information about and purchase commencement regalia through the University Bookstore.

 

Important Dates

Academics

Fri, May 4, 2018 Last day of instruction
Sat, May 12, 2018 End of spring semester
Mon, May 21, 2018 May session and summer 13-week classes begin

Graduation

Tue, May 1, 2018 May graduation application deadline for graduate and professional students (monthly clearances only)
Fri, Jun 1, 2018 June graduation application deadline for graduate and professional students (monthly clearances only)
Mon, Jun 4, 2018 Last day to apply for undergraduate summer term graduation