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Graduation Preparation

Psychology Commencement Ceremony

The University of Michigan's Department of Psychology invites graduates and your guests to a commencement ceremony in honor of the 2019-2020 graduates.


Friday, May 1, 2020

Crisler Center
333 East Stadium Blvd, Ann Arbor, MI, 48109


Graduates must wear their cap and gown and arrive at a designated time prior to ceremony. More information will be provided by the Psychology Department.

Information about (and directions to) Crisler Center can be found on their website.

Psychology Tassel (Grey)

BCN Tassel (Silver/Cool Grey)


1. Complete your Major Release

You may have 2 options:

A. Complete a Major Release with a Psychology Advisor in person. Schedule an appointment.

B. Request your major release online.

If your audit checklist is error-free and you are declared as a Psych or  BCN major (posted on your transcript), you may request a release online.

**Note for Dual Majors/Minors** If you are a dual-major or if you also have a declared minor or supplemental studies plan, a release must be completed for each. You should consult each department to learn how they handle this process.

2. Apply for Graduation

“Apply to Graduate” online through your Student Business Account in Wolverine Access (Student Business > Student Center > Apply for Graduation).

Next Steps...

After you have completed the steps noted above, in 3–5 weeks, the LSA Auditors will send a final audit of all your college, LSA, major and minor requirements to your email account.

For more information regarding graduation, please read the Graduation Process Information PDF.

**Note for those Studying Abroad** If you plan to be abroad during your final year, it is strongly suggested that you take care of your Major Release prior to leaving the country.