Graduation checklist, planning your graduation

Everything you need to do before graduation day

You will have received an email and postcard from the graduation team inviting you to register your attendance at your graduation ceremony. Please click on the following links for more information

Book your place and purchase guest tickets

The system opens at 12noon on Wednesday 4 April and closes at 5pm on Monday  21 May 2018. You can confirm your place here and purchase up to 2 guest tickets.

Additional Tickets
Purchase additional tickets (subject to availabilty) from 9am on Wednesday 30 May to 4pm on Tuesday 12 June 2018.  Details of tickets available and the exact time that the booking process will open and close for your ceremony as this will be different for each one is on our Schedule

Hire a graduation gown
Order your gown before Monday 2 July 2018 from William Northam our robing partner

You can pre book your photography package or have your photographs taken on the day of your ceremony from William Northam our  photography partner

Access and disability requirements
Please do let us know if you or any of your guests have any access or disability needs by emailing us at or calling us on +44 (0)116 257 7307, lines are open Monday to Friday, 9am to 5pm

Visa support information
We provide a guidance sheet to assist with visa applications

Frequently asked Questions

Your DMU memories

One of the key moments in the ceremony, is a segment called My DMU memories. This is where we show a selection of images taken by students to showcase your favourite times at De Montfort University.

The photos could be of a memorable event such as a DMUglobal trip, final course hand-ins, sport and society involvement or volunteering projects.                   

You can send in your favourite images to us via Twitter or Instagram using #DMUgrads.

Please consider the following when sending your images:

  • Briefly tell us why the image/s are important to you
  • Reference the course you are graduating in
  • Ensure you have permission from everyone in your photos for them to be used in the ceremony
  • Family friendly content

Alternatively, you can send your images to Please ensure if sending via email your photo is high resolution and is attached as a jpeg/png file.

We are limited by the number of image submissions we can accept so please send your images as soon as possible to ensure your memory is shown.

Please note De Montfort University reserves the right to not use your image in the ceremonies at their discretion. 


Graduation is not the end, stay connected with the DMU community by visiting the MyDMU portal and clicking on the ‘Stay Connected’ tile.

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