Current Students

What steps do I need to take to graduate?

In addition to your program's requirements, the following administrative steps may be required to get your degree. Check with your program office.

Have you...

Visit the degree completion steps page for more details.

GRAD Talks

Fall 2022

Contact the Graduate Office if you are interested in presenting. It's a great CV builder!

Thank a Teacher Program

Submit a short note of gratitude to instructors, teaching assistants, or staff who have made a difference in your education.

UMD Graduate Students in the News

UMD Graduate Lindsey Dietz: Inspiring Women in STEM

CSD Students Participate in Inter-professional Seminar

UMD Resources for Graduate Students

Champ's Closet

Champ’s Closet serves the needs of UMD students who need professional business attire for internship and job interviews.

Champ's Cupboard

Champ’s Cupboard is a free food shelf offered to all UMD students. A variety of non-perishable items and toiletries are available.

COVID-19 Information for Duluth graduate students

Disability Resources

Disability Resources promotes access on campus and coordinates academic accommodations with students who have disabilities.

Graduate Planning and Audit System (GPAS)

The Graduate Planning and Audit System (GPAS) is a tool accessed through MyU that consists of two parts that work together.

  • GPAS planner: map out future coursework needed to complete a degree
  • GPAS audit: displays completed student progress toward degree requirements

Health Services

Health Services are available right here on campus to support the physical and mental well-being of UMD students.

Information Technology Systems and Services (ITSS)

Technology resources for students include email accounts, network access, file storage and printing, and computing labs and classroom equipment for short-term checkout. For assistance with any type of technology problem, call or stop by the ITSS Help Desk.

Multicultural Center

The Multicultural Center offers a number of different resources and ways for students to get involved. It is both a place to gather and a forum for the educational, political, social, and cultural issues that are important to the students, faculty, staff, and the greater community.

UMD Career Center

The UMD Career Center office serves both graduate students and alumni. The office provides a range of services, including career counseling, guidance in the preparation of job application materials, and development of interviewing skills.

UMD Writers' Workshop

The UMD Writers' Workshop is open to all UMD students, faculty, and staff who would like help improving their writing.

Drop-ins are accepted, but to ensure a writing consultant is available please make an appointment. If there is a particular need in mind, review the list of writing consultants to find the consultant that will work best.

Resources for Non-native Speakers of English

Please refer to the list of writing consultants to find an ESL expert that will work for you.

2022 Graduate Orientation Recap

The recap includes links to a variety of system-wide and local UMD resources to help you get a good start on a successful academic year.

Resources from The Graduate School

Academic, Career & Campus Update (ACCU) (for graduate students & postdocs)

ACCU is a regular email communication designed to deliver information about post-baccalaureate-related events, services, resources, job postings & workshops.

Academic & Career Development Resources

Find programs, resources, and events to help you identify potential career paths both inside and outside of academia.



Good advising is one of the most important determinants of graduate student and postdoc success and satisfaction.

Graduate School News

Find out what's going on in the Graduate School.

Synthesist (for graduate faculty & staff)

Synthesist is a biweekly publication of the Graduate School, designed to deliver information about issues, events and opportunities related to graduate, professional and postdoctoral education.