UM-Dearborn Connect Registration and Records

Applying to Graduate

Effective January 2, 2008

Fall and Winter graduates: In order to receive a degree, diploma, and participate in commencement students must complete a Degree/Diploma Application.  The application should be completed at the beginning of the term in which they expect to complete their degree requirements. Doctorate Students: please visit the Applying to Graduate Doctorate page for specific information.

Summer graduates: There is no commencement ceremony in the Summer term.  Those who wish to participate in either the Fall or Winter commencement ceremony must complete the Request to Participate in Commencement Ceremony Form.  Degree/Diploma Applications should be completed in May or June prior to August graduation. Doctorate Students: please visit the Applying to Graduate Doctorate page for specific information.

Degree/Diploma Applications are available online and at the Enrollment Services counter. Applications may be submitted online, in person, by mail or by fax to Enrollment Services/Office of Registration & Records on or before the deadline date listed below. Students not meeting degree requirements must apply for graduation in a subsequent term by the specified deadline date.

Printable Degree/Diploma Application
Online Degree/Diploma Application Instructions
Request to Participate in Commencement