UM-Dearborn Connect Registration and Records

Applying to Graduate:

Bachelor's/Master's/Specialist Students


Degrees are conferred three times a year. All diplomas are distributed by mail.

A Degree/Diploma Application should be completed at the beginning of the term in which a student is expect to complete their degree requirements.  Enrollment Services/Registration and Records publishes deadline dates for the completion of Degree/Diploma Applications. Students not meeting degree requirements must apply for graduation in a subsequent term by the specified deadline date.

Expected Graduation Term

Deadline Date

Winter 2016

January 29, 2016

Summer 2016

June 24, 2016

Fall 2016

September 30, 2016

Winter 2017

January 27, 2017

Summer 2017

June 30, 2017

Fall 2017

September 29, 2017

In extenuating circumstances, applications may be accepted after the date listed above. Applications accepted after the deadline will require a $35.00 non-refundable late application fee (cash or check only). Payment is due at the time of submission. Applications will not be accepted after the last day of classes for the term the student is graduating.

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