LLM Graduation Checklist

To receive degree:

  • Complete Commencement Data Form (including diploma name and prior degrees) [link]
  • Confirm completion of academic requirements (consult the Graduate Program with any questions) [link]
  • Loan Exit interview (if you are a borrower) – HUECU borrowers MUST attend a session at HLS on April 23 or April 25; all other borrowers will receive further details from the Graduate Program. Contact the Graduate Program with any questions. [link]
  • Pay Final Bill [link]
  • Clinical students must consult with their clinic or SPO about how to transfer their clinical case information from their clinical email accounts [link]
  • Complete Graduate Program year-end survey [link]
  • Provide Forwarding Address Information to Graduate Program [link]
  • Provide two copies of final required written work, along with a signed Library Authorization Form, to the Graduate Program Office [link]

To participate in commencement exercises:

  • Order Tickets for commencement (in April – look for email) [link]
  • Order Regalia from the HLSCoop [link]
  • If applicable, request accessibility accommodations for guests [link]



  • Clean out your locker by June 15 [link]
  • International students – confirm visa status [link]
  • Plan for health insurance post-graduation [link]


  • Review information on Harvard email accounts post-graduation [link]
  • Update HUID to extend WCC access until 7/31 [link]
  • Extend gym access until 7/31
  • Sign up for OPIA alumni listserv [link]
  • Register for alumni advising [link]
  • Pick up Alumni Access card for lifetime Library access [link]

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