General Information/Application Process
Undergraduate Students: Graduation requirements for undergraduate degrees include, earning at least 120 degree credits, a 2.0 or higher GPA and completing all the curricular requirements of the degree program. Undergraduate students should consult with their dean’s office to verify their graduation status.
Graduate Students: The number of credits and requirements varies depending on the program. Graduate students should contact their program coordinator or the Graduate School to verify their graduation status.
Students who do not complete all of their requirements until August or December may still attend the May Commencement ceremony. Be sure to apply for the correct graduation date (August or December) but click “Yes I will attend the May ceremony” at the bottom of the application.
Students may apply to graduate using MaineStreet.
After logging into MaineStreet, follow this navigation from the MaineStreet Menu: Student Self-Service > Student Center. Then choose “Apply for Graduation” from the “other academic…” drop-down as shown below (click for a larger image):
You may review your submitted application at any time by returning to “Apply for Graduation” and clicking on the “View Application” link.
There are three graduations per year with one May commencement ceremony. The deadlines for applying for these graduation dates are as follows:
Students who will be taking May Term/Summer University courses to complete degree requirements will be potential August graduates.
Questions regarding graduation or the application process can be sent to: email@example.com
Students may request a replacement diploma by submitting the Replacement Diploma Request Form.Each request requires a payment of $25 (checks payable to the University of Maine). A replacement diploma may be issued for a deceased student with valid documentation of the student’s death (a copy of the obituary, death certificate, or executor of will.) Requests are typically processed within 7 days.
Direct questions regarding replacement diplomas to Office of Student Records.