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Preparing For Graduation

Undergraduate students in their last term of coursework at UMBC can find important graduation information here. Contact their major advisor if you have questions or concerns related to graduation. In general, undergraduate students within two semesters (90 or more credits) of completing their degree requirements are eligible to apply for graduation. Applying can be done easily through myUMBC’s Application Page.  A review, by both the academic department and the Registrar’s Office, is conducted for each candidate’s status towards completion of the degree requirements. All majors, minors, and certificates are reviewed, as well as the general education requirements. Students are notified by email of their initial graduation status mid-semester. You may apply for graduation through myUMBC by the following dates:

  • For May Graduation – February 15
  • For August Graduation – June 15
  • For December Graduation – September 15

Graduate should contact the Graduate School for information about graduation and diplomas.

Other Important Links

Commencement Diplomas & University Honors Graduation FAQs UMBC Alumni Association