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Applying for Graduation

Students must apply for graduation no later than the end of the Schedule Adjustment Period at the beginning of the semester in which they intend to graduate.

Students applying for a master's degree who are completing a graduate certificate in the same term should submit the Graduate Certification Completion form in addition to submitting a graduation application for their master's degree.

Attending Commencement

UMD hosts a commencement ceremony each May which includes graduates from the previous summer, previous winter, and current spring term.

Commencement Guidelines

Guidelines on participation in commencement activities for undergraduate and graduate students with pending degree requirements

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