Deadlines & Timelines

Fall 2014 Degree Candidates (December Graduation)

Mid January, 2014
If you have not already done so, apply for graduation and make a major/minor release appointment with all of your department advisors (see the Official Degree Audit Procedures for more details).

Wednesday, October 15, 2014
Commencement Book Deadline. All students who have applied on-line for Fall 2014 graduation by this date will have their names printed in the December 2014 Commencement Book. Degree candidates may continue to apply for graduation after this date, and until the last day of Fall term classes, but their names will NOT appear in the December commencement program (see the Graduate's Guide to Commencement for more details).

Wednesday, December 10, 2014 (last day of classes)
Final Deadline for students to apply for graduation on Wolverine Access and submit release forms for graduation.

Sunday, December 14, 2014 December Commencement Ceremony takes place in Crisler Center (see the Graduate's Guide to Commencement for more details).

Thursday, January 1, 2015
All course work must be complete to be eligible for graduation at the end of Fall 2014 semester.

January 14, 2015 
The Registrar's Office will post conferred degrees on transcripts. Students can order a copy of their official transcript online through Wolverine Access or via the Registrar's Office website.

Late January, 2015   
Diplomas will be mailed to students' permanent addresses. If you do not receive it by February 1st, contact the Office of Transcript, Certification and Diploma Services via email at ro.diploma.staff@umich.edu or by phone at 734 763-9066.

Winter 2015 Degree Candidates (April/May)

Mid September, 2014
If you have not already done so, apply for graduation and make a major/minor release appointment with all of your department advisors (see the Official Degree Audit Procedures for more details).

Tuesday, March 10, 2015    
Commencement Book Deadline. All students who have applied on-line for Winter 2015 graduation by this date will have their names printed in the May 2015 Commencement Book. Degree candidates may continue to apply for graduation after this date, and until the last day of Winter term classes, but their name will NOT appear in the May commencement book (see the Graduate's Guide to Commencement for more details).

Tuesday, April 21, 2015 (last day of classes)
Final Deadline for students to apply for graduation on Wolverine Access and submit release forms for graduation.

Friday, May 1, 2015
All course work must be complete to be eligible for graduation at the end of Winter 2015 semester.

Saturday, May 2,  2015
May Commencement Activities take place in Michigan Stadium. (see the Graduate's Guide to Commencement for more details).

Early June, 2015 (to be announced)
The Registrar's Office will post conferred degrees on transcripts.  After this date, students can order a copy of their official transcript online through Wolverine Access or via the Registrar's Office website.

Late June, 2015   
Diplomas will be mailed to students' permanent addresses. If you do not receive it by July 1st, contact the Office of Transcript, Certification and Diploma Services via email at ro.diploma.staff@umich.edu or by phone at 734-763-9066.

Summer 2015 Degree Candidates (August Graduation)

Mid January, 2015
If you have not already done so, apply for graduation and make a major/minor release appointment with all of your department advisors (see the Official Degree Audit Procedures for more details).

Tuesday, March 10, 2015    
Commencement Book Deadline. All students who have applied on-line for Summer 2015 graduation by this date will have their names printed in both the May 2015 and December 2015 Commencement Books. Degree candidates may continue to apply for graduation after this date, and until the last day of Summer term classes, but their name will NOT appear in the May Commencement Book (see the Graduate's Guide to Commencement for more details).

Tuesday, August 18, 2015 (last day of Summer 2015 term classes)
Final Deadline for students to apply for graduation on Wolverine Access and submit release forms for graduation.

Tuesday, September 1, 2015

When all course work must be complete to be eligible for graduation at the end of Summer 2015 semester.

Early September  (to be announced)
The Registrar's Office will post conferred degrees on transcripts. Students can order a copy of their official transcript online through Wolverine Access or via the Registrar's Office website . 

Late September, 2015    
Diplomas will be mailed to students' permanent addresses. If you do not receive it by October 1st, contact the Office of Transcript, Certification and Diploma Services via email at ro.diploma.staff@umich.edu or by phone at 734-763-9066.