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Rackham Graduate School will close for the Thanksgiving holiday at 3:00pm on Wednesday, November 26 and we will open again at 8:00am on Monday, December 1.

Master’s Degree Diploma Application Deadlines

Students must apply to graduate in order to have the degree awarded. The deadlines for the conferrals are listed below:

Master’s Degree Diploma Application Deadlines
Expected Term of Graduation Deadline for Commencement Booklet Final Deadline to Apply to Graduate for the Term***
Summer (August) 2014 March 10, 2014 August 12, 2014
Fall (December) 2014 October 16, 2014 December 10, 2014
Winter (April) 2015 March 9, 2015 April 21, 2015
Summer (August) 2015 March 9, 2015 August 18, 2015

*** Must apply for graduation through Wolverine Access by this date to be be considered for degree conferral for the term.

Applying for Graduation in Wolverine Access

In Wolverine Access, select Student Business, then in the left menu select Degree Progress/Graduation, and finally Apply For Graduation.

Receiving Your Diploma

Diplomas are mailed from the Registrar’s Office Diploma Department approximately 8 to 12 weeks after the commencement date. The standard size of a Rackham diploma is 8 1/2" x 11". Visit the Registrar’s Office website for further information regarding diplomas.