Graduation Checklist

Fall 2023 Checklist

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Apply to Graduate in CaneLink

  • Fall 2023 eligible candidates must apply for graduation in CaneLink. The application deadline is Friday, October 13, 2023.

Order Your Cap and Gown

  • The cap and gown ordering deadline is Friday, October 13, 2023. Students are only responsible for the shipping fee. Click here for a step by step guide on how to order cap and gown.
    • If you miss the deadline, a very limited amount of cap and gown will be available on a first-come, first-serve basis at the Watsco Center on the day of your designated commencement ceremony.


  • Tickets are not required and there is no limit to the number of guests students may invite to attend the ceremony

Capture the Moment

Graduating Student Survey

  • Please take 5 minutes to fill out the confidential Graduating Student Survey so that the University can learn about your UM experience and what your plans are after graduation. As a bonus, by taking the survey, you will have the chance to win a $250 Amazon gift card thanks to Handshake.

    If you're still looking for a job, Toppel is here to help! Click here to receive our 8-Step Job Search Toolkit.

    Don’t forget to update your Handshake and LinkedIn profiles with your post-grad plans and an updated pic! You can stop by Toppel for a free professional headshot using our self-service photo booth. As you take your professional headshot, we would love for you to take one in your cap & gown as well – representing the transformation of the student into the professional.