Commencement Information

The University of Michigan-Dearborn holds two commencement ceremonies each year in April/May and December.  Students who have completed a Degree/Diploma application for Fall and Winter terms are eligible to participate in commencement.

Approximately eight weeks into the semester, all students who have applied to graduate for the semester, or August graduates who indicate that they plan to participate, will be sent an email commencement invitation including instructions to RSVP for the respective ceremony. 

If you have not completed a Degree/Diploma Application, please visit Applying to Graduate for more information.

August graduates who wish to participate in the commencement ceremony must complete the Request to Participate in Commencement Ceremony Form. The form may be submitted in person, by mail or by fax to the Office of the Registrar.

Students completing a Certificate only are not allowed to participate in Commencement. 

Fall 2018

December 15, 2018

College of Engineering and Computer Science/College of Business
Ceremony Begins: 10:00 a.m.
The Fieldhouse/Arena doors will open at 8:30 a.m. 

College of Education, Health and Human Service and College of Arts, Sciences, and Letter
Ceremony Begins: 3:00 p.m.
The Fieldhouse/Arena doors will open at 1:30 p.m. 

Future Dates

Winter 2019

April 28, 2019

Fall 2019

December 14, 2019

Winter 2020

April 26, 2020

Registration & Records

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