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Graduation Information Important Deadlines

Congratulations Seniors!
Graduation is right around the corner.

Preparing to graduate takes time and planning.  Carefully review the following instructions to start the graduation process.

Step 1Create a plan for graduation in UMdegree by clicking the
              Planner tab in UM degree.


 - Review instructions on how to access the Planner in UMdegree.


Step 2: Apply to Graduate. 

  • Login to and select the “My Degree” tab.



  • Read and follow the instructions in the “Commencement and Graduation” block.




Once your advisor reviews and approves your Graduation Plan, a permit for your Senior Project (UNIV 4995) will be requested for you. Please be patient with your advisor as your Plan needs careful review.  Permits are issued by the Senior Project Coordinator between the last day to apply to graduate and up to the start of your final semester.


STEP 3: Check your UM email regularly for your Graduation
             Agreement Packet.

Packets are sent out just prior to or just after the start of your final semester.


After you have completed the steps to graduation, you can review commencement ceremony information such as location, time, date, parking, invitations, etc.

Last Day to File for Graduation

Summer 2015 - April 8, 2015
Fall 2015 - July 15, 2015
Spring 2016 - November 11, 2015

The deadline to apply for Spring 2015 graduation has past.  

Students who missed this deadline should direct questions or concerns to graduation analyst, Jackie Cole by email or phone at 901-678-2716.

For a list of filing deadline dates for future semesters, please refer to the Registrar's Office Calendar.



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