Commencement Information

The December 2020 commencement ceremony is scheduled for December 18, 2020.

 

All degree applicants must apply to graduate.

Deadline:

Application Fee Information:

 



December 2020 Graduation Frequently Asked Questions

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When will the December virtual commencement occur?

UNMC’s December virtual commencement will take place on Friday, December 18, 2020 (Time TBA) and recorded for future viewing. Information on how to view the virtual ceremony will be added later. Over 300 students are expected to receive their diplomas from UNMC in December. 

How do I know if I have a HOLD on my student account?

All HOLD information can be found in MyRecords. You must clear the HOLD with the appropriate department/person/college. 

When will I receive my physical diploma?

Your diploma will be mailed approximately 3-4 weeks after the end of the Fall semester. All degree requirements must be completed and campus holds must be released in order to receive your diploma. Please note: shipping delays may occur with the current COVID-19 situation.

When will I receive my digital diploma?

Your digital diploma will be emailed to your UNMC email address approximately 3-4 weeks after the end of the Fall semester. All degree requirements must be completed and campus holds must be released in order to receive your digital diploma.

Can I pick up my diploma on campus?

No. Due to current social distancing guidelines in response to the COVID-19 situation, all diplomas will be mailed to the address you provided on your application for graduation. Diplomas are mailed Registered Return Receipt, so a signature is necessary for delivery. If you need to update your diploma mailing address, please e-mail Academic Records at studentservices@unmc.edu.

If academic regalia is not required by my college, when can I expect a refund?

Refund request information will be submitted to Accounting approximately November 2. Refunds will be issued to the account used when you completed your application for graduation.  Please allow 1-2 weeks for this amount to appear on your credit card or in your bank account. Only the regalia charge will be refunded. The $50 degree application fee is not included in the refund. 

What do I do with my UNMC Badge Photo ID?

All graduating students will need to mail their photo id (no clip or additional card) to:

Photo ID Card Office
984290 Nebraska Medical Center
Omaha NE  68198-4290

How long will my UNMC email remain active?

Your UNMC student email will remain active until June 2021.  ITS will notify you when your account is deactivated.  You will be given approximately a two week notice to resolve any issues/concerns/notifications regarding your UNMC email account.  The HELP DESK number is 402-559-7700.

What if I have additional questions about receiving my degree?

Students should contact the Academic Records office at studentservices@unmc.edu.

 

 Transcript Information for Graduating Students