Graduation Checklist, Graduate
This checklist is for students in the Graduate School. Students in professional programs should contact their program office for forms and procedures.
Step 1: Degree completion
Review the Graduate School's degree completion guidelines for your degree.
Step 2: Deadlines
Check the deadlines to apply for graduation.
Step 3: Talk to your adviser
Speak to your adviser about completing all requirements.
Step 4: Holds
Check for holds on your record.
Step 5: Financial obligations
Check for any remaining balance on your Student Account. You will not receive your diploma until your account is paid in full.
Step 6: Submit your Application for Degree
Graduates must obtain the Application for Degree from the UMD Graduate Office. Please note that the Application for Degree for graduate students is not a downloadable form and is only available from the UMD Graduate Office. UMD Graduate Office (431 Darland Administration Building)
Step 7: Commencement
Step 8: Regalia
Visit the bookstore's graduation site to buy or rent your graduation regalia.
Step 9: Loan Exit Counseling
Complete your loan exit counseling.