Congratulations Seniors! Graduation is near.

Preparing to graduate takes time and planning.  Carefully review the following deadlines and instructions required for the graduation process.

Last Day to File for Graduation

Summer 2023 - April 5, 2023  Fall 2023 - July 5, 2023  Spring 2024 - November 8, 2023


Students designing their own degree must have an approved baccalaureate contract by the stated deadlines. 

Additionally, students seeking alternative credits through ELC, CLEP, DSST, etc. must have credits posted to their University of Memphis transcript prior to being issued a permit for the UNIV 4995 Senior Project. 

UNIV 4995 can only be taken in the final semester of course work and permits will not be issued if alternative credits have not been posted to the transcript. 

Note: The above requirements must be met in order to remain on the appropriate graduation list.

Apply to Graduate.

  • Log-in to your student account at http://my.memphis.edu and find the “My Degree” page located among the links at the top of your account. (Note: You may have more links in your account than pictured below. Look through all links at the top to find My Degree)



  • Read and follow the instructions in the “Commencement and Graduation” block.

graduation steps

Once your advisor reviews and approves your graduation plan, a permit for your Senior Project course (UNIV 4995) will be issued. Please be patient with your advisor as your Plan needs careful review. Permits are issued  between the last day to apply to graduate and up to the start of your final semester.

Check your UM email regularly for your Graduation Agreement Packet.

Packets will be emailed to qualified students starting the day after the graduation application deadline.  Once you complete this packet and return it to our office, this will be the final step in the College of Professional &Liberal Studies graduation process.