Dates and Deadlines

UNH Commencement

September 2017

September 1

Graduation Date (no ceremony)

September 25

Deadline for undergraduates to file an Apply-to-Graduate form for December 2017 with the Registrar’s Officeon Blackboard, via Webcat, without incurring a late fee.

November 2017

November 6

Deadline for undergraduates to file an Apply-to-Graduate form for December 2017 with the Registrar’s Office on Blackboard, via Webcat, with a late fee of $25.

December 2017

December 31

Graduation Date (no ceremony)

February 2018

February 13

Wildcat Sendoff: 100 Days to Graduation – Paint Night

February 19

Last day for undergraduates to file an intent-to-graduate for May 2018 without $25 late fee.

March 2018

March 19

Last day for graduate students to file an intent-to-graduate for May 2018 without late fee.

March 26

Last day for undergraduates to file an intent-to-graduate for May 2018 with $25 late fee.

April 2018

April 16

Last day for graduate students to file an intent-to-graduate for May 2018 with late fee.

April 17

Commencement Fair - Hamel Recreation Center

May 2018

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 6

Last day to register to walk in Commencement ceremony.

May 12

Wildcat Sendoff – Lobster Bake

May 18

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 19

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*

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

*Dates are subject to change

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