Wayne State University

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Graduation and Commencement


Which term should you apply for?

Completing Classes by:

Apply for Graduation by: Participate in Commencement in:
May 2, 2017 February 10, 2017 May 2017
August 18, 2017 March 10, 2017 May 2017
August 18, 2017 June 9, 2017 December 2017
December 19, 2017 September 29, 2017 December 2017

Wayne State University graduates students in May (Winter), August (Spring/Summer) and December (Fall).

Commencement occurs in May and December.  Students applying for Spring/Summer graduation are invited to participate in either commencement, depending on when they apply for graduation.

How do I apply for graduation?