Dates and Deadlines

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February 2016

February 12 to February 27

Mark Lawrence Photographers will be at UNH (MUB, Room 302) from February 12 through February 27 photographing senior portraits for the Class of 2016. Senior portraits will be used in the UNH yearbook, which is complementary to all graduating seniors. 

February 16

100 Days to Graduation Celebration- 5 Under 25 Panel. Contact Megan Brunelle at megan.brunelle@unh.edufor more information.

February 22

Deadline for undergraduate students to file an Apply-to-Graduate form for May 2016 with the Registrar’s Office on Blackboard, via Webcat, without incurring a late fee. For directions on how to apply-to-graduate, click here.

February 29

Class of 2016 Leap Year Event. Contact Megan Brunelle at megan.brunelle@unh.edu for more information.

March 2016

Mailers go out to all families at the student's permanent address.

Late March

If you've completed the Apply-to-Graduate form for May 2016, a link to register to attend the ceremonies will be sent to your UNH email address in March. Registration will remain open through May 8.

More information

March 21

Deadline for graduate students to file an Apply-to-Graduate form for May 2016 with the Registrar’s Office on Blackboard, via Webcat, without incurring a late fee. Click here for the UNH Graduate School Academic Calendar.

March 28

Deadline for undergraduate students completing degrees in May 2016 to file an Apply-to-Graduate form with the Registrar’s Office on Blackboard, via Webcat, with a late fee of $25.

March 30

50 Days to Graduation Celebration- Debts and Desserts. Contact Megan Brunelle at megan.brunelle@unh.edufor more information.

March 28 to April 1

Mark Lawrence Photographers will be at UNH (MUB, Room 302) from March 28 through April 1 photographing senior portraits for the Class of 2016. Senior portraits will be used in the UNH yearbook, which is complementary to all graduating seniors. To schedule an appointment click here or call 978-374-0371. Please direct questions to: thegraniteyearbook@hotmail.com.

April 2016

April 12

Attend the Commencement Fair. Caps and gowns will be available for purchase. Pre-order online- Coming soon. 

April 18

Deadline for graduate students completing degrees in May 2016 to file an Apply-to-Graduate form for May 2016 with the Registrar’s Office on Blackboard, via Webcat, with a late fee of $25.

April 21

Senior Slice Night. Contact Megan Brunelle at megan.brunelle@unh.edu for more information.

April 25-29

Mark Lawrence Photographers will be at UNH (MUB, Room 302) from March 25 through April 29 photographing senior portraits for the Class of 2016. Senior portraits will be used in the UNH yearbook, which is complementary to all graduating seniors. To schedule an appointment click here or call 978-374-0371. Please direct questions to: thegraniteyearbook@hotmail.com.

May 2016

Many departments hold individual celebrations leading up to and immediately following Commencement. 

List of 2016 Departmental Celebrations

Please check back as celebrations will be added as they are confirmed.

Prior to Commencement, review the Checklist for Graduating Students

May 14

Lobster Bake. Check back for more information and the link to register. Contact Megan Brunelle atmegan.brunelle@unh.edu with questions.

May 16-18

Caps and gowns are available for pick-up at the Elliott Alumni Center, 9 Edgewood Road, behind the Whittemore Center Arena from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. 

May 20 

11 a.m. to 12 p.m.: Commencement rehearsal, Memorial Field.
3 p.m.: Students participating in Honors Convocation line-up at the Whittemore Center. 
4 p.m. to 6 p.m.: Honors Convocation, Whittemore Center.

May 21 

9 a.m.: Graduating students line-up with their school or college, Memorial Field. 
9:40 a.m. to 12:10 p.m.: Commencement ceremony, Memorial Field.

June 2016

June 6

Deadline for undergraduates to file an Apply-to-Graduate form for September 2016 with the Registrar’s Officeon Blackboard, via Webcat, without incurring a late fee.

June 20

Deadline for graduate students to file an Apply-to-Graduate form for September 2016 with the Registrar’s Office on Blackboard, via Webcat, without incurring a late fee.

July 2016

July 25

Deadline for undergraduates to file an Apply-to-Graduate form for September 2016 with the Registrar’s Officeon Blackboard, via Webcat, with a late fee of $25.

July 25

Deadline for graduate students to file an Apply-to-Graduate form for September 2016 with the Registrar’s Office on Blackboard, via Webcat, with a late fee of $25.

September 2016

September 1

Graduation Date (no ceremony)

September 26

Deadline for undergraduates to file an Apply-to-Graduate form for December 2016 with the Registrar’s Officeon Blackboard, via Webcat, without incurring a late fee.

November 2016

November 7

Deadline for undergraduates to file an Apply-to-Graduate form for December 2016 with the Registrar’s Officeon Blackboard, via Webcat, with a late fee of $25.

December 2016

December 31

Graduation Date (no ceremony)

Future Commencement Dates*

2017: Saturday, May 20

*Dates are subject to change

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