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毕业

After years of dedication and hard work, your graduation is finally approaching. 现在就为你的未来做好准备,这样你就可以在获得学位后立即投入工作.

申请毕业生

All students must apply for graduation in . 你应该在申请研究生之前与你的项目协调员见面,以确认所有的学术, credit and degree requirements have been met. 遵循这些 step-by-step instructions for applying to graduate.

申请毕业生 according to the dates below. 毕业的学期指的是你将被授予学位的学期. This is the semester in which you will complete your program requirements. 

  • Last course completed: December
    • Application available: March 1
    • Application deadline: Last day in September
    • 毕业典礼: 秋天 Ceremony (December)
    • 毕业: December 

  • Last course completed: April 
    • Application available: August 1
    • Application deadline: 一月的最后一天
    • 毕业典礼: Spring Ceremony (April/May)
    • 毕业后:4月 

  • Last course completed: June/August
    • Application available: November 1
    • Application deadline: 
      • 一月的最后一天 
        • 毕业典礼: Spring Ceremony (April/May)
      • 五月的最后一天
        • 毕业典礼: 秋天 Ceremony (December)
    • 毕业后:8月 

If you have completed an application and need to make revisions, please call (248) 370-2700 or use the Change of 毕业 Date form to update your graduation date.

*请注意,更改毕业日期并不会更改毕业日期. 毕业典礼和毕业典礼是不同的,它们遵循不同的指导方针和说明. Read the 毕业典礼 instructions below for additional clarification.*


如果你正在完成研究生证书/集中作为你的学位课程的一部分, you should submit the "Add/Remove a 研究生 Certificate/Concentration form" before submitting your graduation application. The form is located under the 表单页面 on the 研究生院 website. 


If the curriculum displayed in the application is incorrect, or if you receive a “no curriculum found” error, 请提交 Curriculum Error form.


如果你被要求完成一篇论文或论文作为你研究生学习的一部分, 请参阅 论文/毕业论文 最后期限.


Students receiving a graduate certificate must apply to graduate, but do not participate in 毕业典礼.


用于将您的研究生学位文件发送到另一所大学和/或企业, 请填写 Request for Degree Confirmation Letter.


请注意: 毕业(学位授予)是完成官方成绩单上记录的所有学位要求. 毕业典礼 is the ceremony that celebrates the completion of a degree. Participation in the 毕业典礼 ceremony does not imply that you have officially 毕业.

毕业典礼

毕业典礼 is the ceremony that celebrates the completion of your degree. Participation in the ceremony does not imply you have officially 毕业. 毕业典礼 ceremonies are held twice each year.  

  • 毕业 term: 冬天 
    • First date available: August 1
    • Last date available: 一月的最后一天
    • 毕业典礼 ceremony: Spring Ceremony (April/May)

  • 毕业 term: 夏天
    • First date available: November 1
    • Last date available: 
      • 一月的最后一天
        • 毕业典礼 ceremony: Spring Ceremony (April/May)
      • 五月的最后一天
        • 毕业典礼 ceremony: 秋天 Ceremony (December)

  • 毕业 term: 秋天 
    • First date available: March 1
    • Last date available: Last day in September
    • 毕业典礼 ceremony: 秋天 Ceremony (December) 

博士生

博士研究生未完成学位要求,不得参加毕业典礼, 包括论文答辩和提交研究生院批准的论文. 论文必须由所有委员会成员签署,并且必须符合论文准备指南中概述的论文要求. Failure to comply with the dissertation requirements will delay your graduation.

硕士学生

硕士生可以在完成学位要求的一个学期内申请参加毕业典礼. Apply for graduation for the term in which you will complete degree requirements, and then submit the "request to participate in 毕业典礼 ceremony,可在我们的 形式 页面. Approval is not guaranteed.

学位审核

学位审核在你申请毕业的那个学期进行. 所有等级变化, 例外申请和转移学分必须在初次审计之前提交并获得批准. Questions regarding deficiencies should be directed to the program coordinator.

然后,您的学位审核将提交给您的部门,以便他们审查课程要求. 期末审核在学期成绩公布约两周后进行, and degrees are posted four to six weeks after the end of the semester.

Diplomas are ordered for the entire graduating class as a whole, approximately eight weeks after the end of the semester, and will be mailed directly to the address specified on the graduation application.

If you are completing a thesis or dissertation (not a terminal project), please follow the 最后期限 for format review, defense and submission for binding. 重要的是要仔细审查和遵循毕业清单,以尽量减少会延迟毕业的缺陷.

研究生清单

Use these checklists as a guide to help monitor your progress. 请与您的部门顾问确认您已满足以下所有要求,并确认没有其他部门要求.

硕士学生

  • File a Program of Study with the 研究生院.
  • 在线提交 application for graduation 在你预期毕业的学期内,在课程安排中规定的截止日期前完成. Earlier submission is strongly encouraged.
  • Review your academic record for any unmet requirements:
    • Incomplete (I) or progress (P) grades must be removed.
    • 转学分必须在预期毕业的学期开始前获得批准和处理.
    • Transfer credits must have been completed within the 6-year time limit, to count toward degree requirements.
    • 总分3分.0 GPA must be achieved.
    • 如果学位不能在大学6年的时间限制内完成,必须提交例外申请(延期2年,最多8年)。.
  • If completing a thesis:
    • 在课程表规定的截止日期前完成一篇成功的答辩或报告.
    • 在课程表规定的截止日期前获得研究生院对格式的批准.
    • 在课程表规定的截止日期前,提交一份格式批准的论文副本给研究生院.
  • If graduation requirements are not completed by the stated 最后期限:
    • Change your graduation date by contacting the 研究生院.
  • Obtain 毕业典礼 Approval:
    • 只有希望参加与毕业日期不同的典礼的学生才需要参加. Within one term of completing degree requirements, master’s students may request to participate in 毕业典礼. 参加毕业典礼申请表须经学术顾问及系主任批准, and submitted to the 研究生院 for final approval.

博士生

  • File a Program of Study with the 研究生院.
  • 在线提交 application for graduation 在你预期毕业的学期内,在课程安排中规定的截止日期前完成. Earlier submission is strongly encouraged.
  • Review your academic record for any unmet requirements:
    • Incomplete (I) or progress (P) grades must be removed.
    • 转学分必须在预期毕业的学期开始前获得批准和处理.
    • Transfer credits must have been completed within the 6-year time limit, to count toward degree requirements.
    • 总分3分.0 GPA must be achieved.
    • The maximum time limit for completing a Ph.D. 学位自博士课程第一次入学学期起不超过10年.
  • 提交所有综合考试已完成的证明给研究生院.
  • Register for the term in which your dissertation will be defended.
  • 在课程安排中规定的截止日期前完成成功的论文答辩.
  • 在课程表规定的截止日期前获得研究生院对格式的批准.
  • 在课程安排中规定的截止日期之前,提交一份格式批准的论文副本给研究生院.
  • Submit an electronic copy of your format approved dissertation to meet the ProQuest publication requirement.
  • 在线提交 Survey of Earned Doctorates (SED) questionnaire.
  • If graduation requirements are not completed by the stated 最后期限, you must change your graduation date by contacting the 研究生院.
Frequently asked questions
  1. Why should I apply for graduation? 

    The graduation application is the trigger for the audit process to begin. After you have applied for graduation, 研究生院将审核你的记录,以确保满足所有学位要求,并可以授予你的学位. 

  2. When should I apply for graduation?

    You should apply for graduation prior to your last semester of coursework. 冬天 (April) candidates must apply by the last Friday in January. 夏天 (August) candidates must apply by the last Friday in May. 秋天 (December) candidates must apply by the last Friday in September. 

  3. What if I missed the deadline?

    The graduation application is open for several months prior to the deadline. If you missed the deadline, you must apply for the next available semester. 

  4. How do I apply for graduation?

    登录你的 账户. Click on 学生服务 --> Student Records --> Apply to 研究生. Enter the required information. 

  5. What if I need to change my graduation semester after I have applied?

    如果您在申请后需要更改毕业学期,请致电248-370-2700与我们的办公室联系,或提交 Change of 毕业 Date form. You may only move forward to a future semester, not backwards to a prior semester. 

  6. What is the difference between graduation and 毕业典礼?

    毕业是完成韦德体育app官网毕业生目录中列出的学位要求. 毕业典礼 is the ceremony celebrating your accomplishments. Participating in the 毕业典礼 ceremony does not guarantee you have 毕业.
     
  7. What If I cannot participate in my assigned 毕业典礼 ceremony? 

    硕士学位候选人 是否可以申请提前一学期或在达到所有学位要求后一学期参加毕业典礼. 他们必须提交研究生申请参加毕业典礼 形式 页面. 

    博士候选人 may not commence early or prior to completing all degree requirements. 

    研究生 Certificate and Post-Master's Certificate candidates do not participate in the 毕业典礼 ceremony. 

  8. When will my degree post to my record?

    您应该在学期结束后的4-6周内完成审核流程并将学位发布到您的记录中.  

  9. When will I receive my diploma? 

    您将在学期结束后大约6-8周在家中收到您的文凭. Diplomas are mailed directly from the printer. 

  10. My employer needs proof of my degree completion as soon as possible. What can I do to provide the documentation?

    如果在学期结束后满足了所有要求,研究生院可以提供学位候选人信,说明你是学位候选人. After the semester ends and prior to degrees posting, if all degree requirements have been met, the 研究生院 can provide a degree confirmation letter.  
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