Dates and Deadlines

UNH Commencement

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 Office on Blackboard, via Webcat, with a late fee of $25.

December 2016

December 31

Graduation Date (no ceremony)

February 2017

February 15

Wildcat Sendoff: 100 Days to Graduation – Paint Night

February 20

Last day for undergraduates to file an intent-to-graduate for May 2017 without $25 late fee.

March 2017

March 20

Last day for graduate students to file an intent-to-graduate for May 2017 without late fee.

March 28

Wildcat Sendoff: 50 Days to Graduation – Budgets and Brownies

March 27

Last day for undergraduates to file an intent-to-graduate for May 2017 with $25 late fee.

April 2017

April 13

Commencement Fair

April 17

Last day for graduate students to file an intent-to-graduate for May 2017 with late fee.

May 2017

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

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

Prior to Commencement, review the Checklist for Graduating Students

May 7

Last day to register to walk in Commencement ceremony.

May 13

Wildcat Sendoff – Lobster Bake

May 19 

11 a.m. to 12 p.m.: Commencement rehearsal, Wildcat Stadium.
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 20 

9 a.m.: Graduating students line-up with their school or college, Wildcat Stadium. 
9:40 a.m. to 12:20 p.m.: Commencement ceremony, Wildcat Stadium.

Future Commencement Dates*

2018: Saturday, May 19
2019: Saturday, May 18
2020: Saturday, May 16

*Dates are subject to change

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