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.

Please note, Adobe Reader or Acrobat should be used for best results when completing these documents; third-party or Mac PDF software can cause issues.

Application for Degree

When you’re ready to graduate, you’ll need to use MyRecords to fill out an Application for Degree and pay the application fee. The Office of Graduate Studies will email you before the application cycle opens. 

The Application for Degree automatically appears on the MyRecords homepage based on your expected graduation term. If you’re unable to view the Application for Degree during the application cycle that you’re graduating in, contact the Office of Academic Records to have your expected graduation term updated. 

Convocation Ceremony

Spring 2019 Convocation

View ceremony pictures
Watch ceremony video

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. Commemorative pins will be presented to each graduate, 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.