Close to Graduating?

Before you walk the stage and are handed your degree, you’ll need to be sure all your graduation affairs are in order. Here is some information you need to know about graduation. View the applicable graduation instructions to make sure you have all your forms and exams submitted correctly and on schedule.

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Graduation Application

When you’re ready to graduate, you’ll need to use MyRecords to fill out a Graduation Application and pay the application fee. 

The Graduation Application automatically appears on the MyRecords homepage based on your expected graduation term. If you’re unable to view the Graduation Application during the application cycle that you’re graduating in, you will need to use MyRecords to fill out a Change of Status form to have your expected graduation term updated. 

Application Cycle Application Opens Application Closes Corresponding Expected Graduation Term
May Graduation  December 1 February 10 Spring 20XX
August Graduation  April 1 June 10 Summer 20XX
December Graduation August 1 October 10 Fall 20XX

Convocation Ceremony

This celebratory event is held exclusively for graduates of the UNMC Graduate Studies program. Each graduate will be recognized individually, taking note of the unique and outstanding achievements of their graduate school years. Special awards will be announced, and graduates will be hooded at the ceremony.

Commencement Ceremony

All UNMC graduates will receive their diplomas at this event. Information about the ceremony can be found on the UNMC Commencement website, including details about application deadlines and attire pick-up.

UNMC Email

Student email accounts are maintained by UNMC for six months after your last date of attendance.