Deadlines and Resources

Important Deadlines

  1. Thursday, March 17: Deadline to apply for graduation, in Wolverine Access, if you want to have your name in the University of Michigan Commencement Program
  2. Saturday, April 9: Deadline to order academic attire with paid shipping to your home
  3. Monday, April 11: Deadline to make arrangements to accommodate graduates and guests with disabilities
  4. Tuesday, April 19: Deadline to apply to attend the School of Public Health graduation ceremony
  5. Tuesday, April 19: Deadline to apply for graduation, in Wolverine Access, to receive your degree. (If you do not apply prior to this deadline, you will need to apply for Summer 2022 graduation instead.)
  6. Friday, April 29, 1:00 p.m.: Time to arrive for the ceremony(Parking Map)
  7. Friday, April 29, 1:45 p.m.: Latest time to be in your seat for the ceremony

Graduation Ceremony Dates

  • School of Public Health Graduation, Elbel Field, April 29, 2022, 2:00 p.m.
  • University Graduate Exercises (Rackham), Hill Auditorium, April 29, 2022, 10:00 a.m.
  • University-wide Spring Commencement, Michigan Stadium, April 30, 2022 10:00 a.m.

The Office of Academic Multicultural Initiatives (OAMI) hosts additional Commencement Celebrations to supplement the traditional UM graduation, which are also held during graduation week, to express appreciation for the achievements, commonalities, and cultural differences that characterize the experiences of Middle Eastern/North African, African American, Latinx and Native students. Commencement Celebration include:

  • Asian/Pacific Islander (API) Graduation
  • Black Celebratory
  • La Celebración Latina
  • Middle Eastern/North African Student (ME/NA) Celebration
  • Native Student Graduation Celebration

More information on the Commencement Celebrations, including dates and deadlines to apply, can be found on the OAMI website.

Contact Information

  • General Information and Questions:
  • Academic Attire Rental/Sales: Barnes and Noble at the Pierpont Commons University of Michigan Bookstore, 734-668-6022
  • Additional University Graduation Events:
  • Diploma and Transcript Office: 734-763-9066