Request to Participate in Engineering Commencement
THIS FORM IS FOR UNDERGRADUATE STUDENTS ONLY.
Request to Walk in Engineering Commencement Ceremony:
This form is ONLY for students who will complete their degree requirements during the summer or winter terms, but who wish to participate in the PRECEDING spring or fall commencement ceremony.
• To participate in the fall commencement ceremony, you must be registered to complete your final 4 credits or less during the following winter term. Though you may be permitted to participate in the fall commencement ceremony, you will officially be a spring graduate.
• To participate in the spring commencement ceremony, you must be registered to complete your final 7 credits or less during the following summer term. Though you may be permitted to participate in the spring commencement ceremony, you will officially be a summer graduate.
NOTE: For permission to participate in the commencement ceremony preceding the semester in which you will graduate, please complete the following paperwork:
2. Complete the TESTUDO graduation application for the semester in which you will be completing all degree requirement not for the semester you are asking to participate in commencement
3. Submit the graduation worksheet, Senior Survey and uAchieve Audit that can be found athttp://eng.umd.edu/student-forms#graduation.
You must submit this “request to participate in commencement” form at least two weeks prior to commencement in order to be granted permission.
Please note that permission to participate in the engineering commencement is based upon space availability. Please also be aware that this permission is only for the engineering commencement, as only graduation candidates are permitted to participate in the University-wide ceremony.
*Participating in the Engineering graduation ceremony does not guarantee graduation from the University. You are still responsible for following the graduation application procedures during the semester in which you will actually graduate. Please visit www.eng.umd.edu/commencement-ceremony for more information.
Chemical & Biomolecular Engineering
Civil & Environmental Engineering
Fire Protection Engineering
Materials Science & Engineering
Please list the course(s) for which you are registered during the winter/summer term.
Please provide a detailed and clear explanation, in your own words, about why you are making this request (you may type up to 3000 characters).
By checking these boxes I attest that I have read ALL the information in this page and understand the requirements of submission.
I understand that I will need to apply for graduation (for more information, visit http://www.eng.umd.edu/advising/graduation) for the semester during which I will graduate.
I understand that the approval of this form only gives me permission to participate in the Engineering ceremony, not the University ceremony. My name will not be published in the University commencement program.
I understand that participation in the graduation ceremony does not automatically guarantee graduation from the university. All requirements must be fulfilled and graduation paperwork completed before graduation is certified on the transcript.
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