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Graduation checklist for undergrads

Find your graduation information in MyU: Academics > Degree Progress.

Find your graduation information in MyU: Academics > Degree Progress.

Get help with academic planning and progress from your college Advising & Academic Services office.

Explore and learn your Education requirements.

Generate your APAS degree audit to review your degree progress. Make a plan with your advisor to complete your degree requirements.

Select Open All Sections to see your requirements and your progress.

Check that all credit and grades appear correctly on your APAS degree audit and note if you are missing any earned credit or grades. 

  • Transfer credits may include earned college credit, test credit (AP, CLEP, DSST, IB), or study abroad credits. 

You will be invited to apply to graduate once you complete 90 credits.

Find your application and graduation information in MyU: Academics > Degree Progress.

Make sure your APAS degree audit lists all majors, minors, or certificates you plan to complete.

Submit your application by the deadline.

  • Select the term you will complete your degree requirements.
  • When applying for your degree, check to see that your major(s) and minor(s) are listed correctly. If you need to make a change, go to your college Advising & Academic Services for assistance.

If at any point in time this information becomes incorrect or your plans change, submit a Request to Change Graduation Term form.

Fall semester graduates may participate in either of the spring commencement ceremonies before or after degree completion.

Find your application and graduation information in MyU: Academics > Degree Progress.

Make sure your APAS degree audit lists all majors, minors, or certificates you plan to complete.

Submit your application by the deadline.

  • Select the term you will complete your degree requirements.
  • When applying for your degree, check to see that your major(s) and minor(s) are listed correctly. If you need to make a change, go to your college Advising & Academic Services for assistance.

If at any point in time this information becomes incorrect or your plans change, submit a Request to Change Graduation Term form.

Fall semester graduates may participate in either of the spring commencement ceremonies before or after degree completion.

Complete or update your Commencement RSVP by the deadline.

Tell us if you will be there.

Tell us how to pronounce your name.

Visit UMD Commencement for ceremony schedules and information.

Confirm your Commencement RSVP at any time.

Fall semester graduates may participate in either of the spring commencement ceremonies before or after degree completion.

Last semester checklist

If you are planning to continue your education at the University of Minnesota after graduation, seek guidance from your advisor. There may be special circumstances that will affect when and how you register.

Generate your APAS degree audit to review your degree progress. Make a plan with your advisor to complete your degree requirements.

Select Open All Sections to see your requirements and your progress.

Check that all credit and grades appear correctly on your APAS degree audit and note if you are missing any earned credit or grades. 

  • Transfer credits may include earned college credit, test credit (AP, CLEP, DSST, IB), or study abroad credits.

Work with your academic advisor to confirm your plan. If your plans change, submit a Request to Change Graduation Term.

Your grades should be available four business days after the end of the term in MyU: Academics. If your grades are not available by this time, check with your instructor.

Review your unofficial transcript before you order an official transcript. Find more information about your transcript.
Make sure grades are reported and your degree is awarded. Transcripts are official documentation of completed coursework and proof of your degree. Transcripts are recognized in the United States and internationally.

You will receive communications about your diploma to your University email.

Holds may prevent you from ordering a transcript or receiving your diploma. Check for any holds on your record in MyU (step-by-step guide).

Important Dates

Academics

Fri, Jul 1, 2022 First 7-week summer session last day of classes
Fri, Jul 1, 2022 First half summer session last day of classes
Tue, Jul 5, 2022 Second 7-week summer sessions begin

Graduation

Fri, Aug 19, 2022 Degree conferral date for summer semester 2022
Fri, Oct 7, 2022 Last day to apply to graduate for fall 2022 undergraduate degree candidates
Fri, Dec 16, 2022 Undergraduate degree conferral date for fall semester