School, College & Other Ceremonies

Many schools and colleges hold separate recognition events or ceremonies for their graduates and candidates. Contact your particular school or college for more information.

All phone numbers listed below are in area code 734, unless otherwise noted.

School, College, Flint, and Dearborn Ceremonies

Saturday, April 23

2:00 p.m., Rackham Auditorium
College of Pharmacy ( or 764-7144)

Thursday, April 28

12:30 p.m., Hill Auditorium
School of Public Health ( or 214-6430)

4:30 p.m., Hill Auditorium
School of Kinesiology ( or 615-2583)

Friday, April 29

10:00 a.m., Hill Auditorium
Rackham Graduate Exercises ( or 647-7900)

2:00 p.m., Hill Auditorium
Stephen M. Ross School of Business (BBA/MM/MAcc) ( or 647-0342)

2:00 p.m., Power Center
School of Music, Theatre & Dance ( or 764-0592)

4:00 p.m., Rackham Auditorium
School of Information ( or 647-3110)

5:00 p.m., Hill Auditorium
Stephen M. Ross School of Business (MBA/Ph.D.) ( or 763-8042)

Saturday, April 30

10:00 a.m., Michigan Stadium
Spring Commencement ( or 647-7900)

1:00 p.m., Hill Auditorium
School of Nursing ( or 764-9145)

1:00 p.m., Power Center
School of Social Work ( or 936-0961)

1:00 p.m., Rackham Auditorium
School of Natural Resources and Environment ( or 763-9925)

2:00 p.m., North Campus Research Complex (NCRC)
Penny W. Stamps School of Art & Design ( or 647-9886)

3:00 p.m., Crisler Center
College of Engineering ( or 647-7046)

4:30 p.m., Rackham Auditorium
Gerald R. Ford School of Public Policy ( or 615-3893)

5:00 p.m., Hill Auditorium
School of Education ( or 214-6430)

Sunday, May 1

TBA Time, Crisler Center, Ann Arbor
UM-Dearborn ( or 313-593-5330)

11:00 a.m., Perani Arena
UM-Flint: College of Arts and Science ( or 810-762-3177 or 810-237-6553)

2:00 p.m., Hill Auditorium
A. Alfred Taubman College of Architecture and Urban Planning ( or 734-763-6518)

3:00 p.m., Perani Arena

UM-Flint: School of Management, School of Health Professions and Studies, and School of Education and Human Services ( or 810-762-3177 or 810-837-6553)

Friday, May 6

12:00 p.m., Hill Auditorium
School of Dentistry ( or 647-4026)

4:00 p.m., Hill Auditorium
Law School ( or or 615-4501)

Friday, May 13

3:00 p.m., Hill Auditorium
Medical School ( or 615-4856)

Department, Group, and Special Interest Ceremonies

Graduates may also wish to attend one of the following special ceremonies, held at various locations on campus:

Friday, April 29

10:00 a.m., Crisler Center
Honors Program ( or 734-647-4482)

10:00 a.m. Gerald R.Ford Presidential Library
NROTC Commissioning ( or 764-1498)

3:00 p.m., School of Social Work Building, Suite 1636 International Institute
International Institute Graduation Reception ( or 734-615-8342)

3:00 p.m., Crisler Center
Psychology Department ( or 734-647-6243)

6:00 p.m., Lydia Mendelssohn Theatre
La Celebración Latina (

7:30 p.m., Crisler Center
Student-Athlete Ceremony ( or 734-763-9302)

8:00 p.m., Power Center
LSA Dept. of Economics ( or 763-9242)

Saturday, April 30

2:00 p.m., Lydia Mendelssohn Theatre
Residential College ( or 647-4364)

6:00 p.m., Power Center
Black Celebratory ( or

Other Ceremonies & Weekend Events

Commencement Buffet

The Michigan Union, located on central campus, will host the annual Commencement Brunch Celebration on Saturday, April 30, immediately following Spring Commencement.

This buffet-style brunch features a variety of main courses, salads, breakfast items, and desserts. View the menu or make a reservation.

The cost is $35.00 for adults and $17.50 for children under 12, plus tax and gratuity.

Seating is limited, so please reserve early. Reservations canceled a minimum of 72 hours in advance are fully refundable.

For additional information, call (734) 764-8837.

Michigan Memories Commencement Reception

Graduates, their families, and guests are invited to a reception hosted by the Center for Campus Involvement immediately following the April 30 commencement ceremony.  Students can reminisce by taking walk through the Michigan Memories pictorial display highlighting noteworthy headlines from The Michigan Daily over the past four years.

The reception will be held in the Michigan Union Willis Ward Lounge located on the first floor. The reception is free and no RSVP is required.  Light refreshments will be served.

For more information, contact the University Unions Center for Campus Involvement at (734) 763-5900 or email

Host Your Own Commencement Event on Campus

Commemorate your graduation with a reception, lunch, or dinner at one of three distinctive unions on the Michigan campus. For 100 years the historic Michigan Union and Michigan League have provided catering to the University.  For those celebrating on North Campus, Pierpont Commons  offers fabulous fare surrounded by natural beauty.  If you prefer another campus location, Michigan Catering can deliver direct to your door.

From April 28-May 1, University Unions is offering complimentary banquet rooms to graduating seniors with a minimum purchase of ten full-service meals.

For more information, contact the Conference and Event Services at (734) 764-8837.