Graduates will be directed by staff to seating on the field.
All family members and guests attending Spring Commencement, including children over the age of two, must have a ticket to enter Michigan Stadium. All tickets are marked with a section, row, and seat number.
Michigan Stadium opens at 8:00 a.m.
Families and guests may enter through Gates 2, 4, 8, 9, and 10.
Guests who plan to watch the graduate procession should be seated by 8:30 a.m. Concession stands in the stadium will be open for those who wish to purchase beverages and light refreshments.
The ceremony is expected to last from 10:00 a.m until approximately 11:45 a.m.
Also see ADA Accommodations.
Guests and Graduates with Limited Mobility
Wheelchair Accessible Seating for Graduates
Graduates who use a wheelchair or have other mobility concerns are asked to complete this form by April 2. U-M staff will also provide information on parking and participation in the graduate procession.
Wheelchair Accessible Seating for Guests
Wheelchair seating tickets are available. Please complete this form to request wheelchair tickets for guests. Wheelchair accessible tickets are not available through online ticket distribution.
Up to three companion tickets, with adjacent seating, will be provided for guests with a wheelchair accessible seating ticket. Other members of the party will be seated nearby.
If your guest(s) will not be using a wheelchair but have limited mobility, please see below (Limited Mobility Seating section).
Please refer to ADA Accommodations for information on commencement day parking.
Limited Mobility Seating
Guests with mobility concerns are eligible to sit in limited mobility seating rows that require minimal stair climbing. Please complete this form by Monday, April 2 to request limited mobility tickets for your guests.
Limited mobility tickets are not available through online ticket distribution.
All guests in your party will be assigned to sit in the limited mobility section if one or more of your guests requires minimal stair climbing. Please call (734) 763-8587 for additional information.
For details about commencement day parking, refer to ADA Accommodations.