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.

School, College, Flint, and Dearborn Ceremonies

Saturday, April 23

2:00 p.m., Rackham Auditorium
College of Pharmacy (hildiris@umich.edu or (734) 764-7144)

Thursday, April 28

12:30 p.m., Hill Auditorium
School of Public Health (jsteppe@umich.edu or (734) 214-6430)

4:30 p.m., Hill Auditorium
School of Kinesiology (kinossgroup@umich.edu or (734) 615-2583)

Friday, April 29

10:00 a.m., Hill Auditorium
Rackham Graduate Exercises (rackhamgraduateexercises@umich.edu or (734) 647-7900)

2:00 p.m., Hill Auditorium
Stephen M. Ross School of Business (BBA/MM/MAcc) (liannace@umich.edu or (734) 647-0342)

2:00 p.m., Power Center
School of Music, Theatre & Dance (dianals@umich.edu or (734) 764-0592)

4:00 p.m., Rackham Auditorium
School of Information (wachtera@umich.edu or (734) 647-3110)

5:00 p.m., Hill Auditorium
Stephen M. Ross School of Business (MBA/Ph.D.) (liannace@umich.edu or (734) 763-8042)

Saturday, April 30

10:00 a.m., Michigan Stadium
Spring Commencement (springcommencement@umich.edu or (734) 647-7900)

1:00 p.m., Hill Auditorium
School of Nursing (umsn-studentevents@med.umich.edu or (734) 763-5985)

1:00 p.m., Power Center
School of Social Work (mtgorton@umich.edu or (734) 936-0961)

1:00 p.m., Rackham Auditorium
School of Natural Resources and Environment (sshowen@umich.edu or (734) 763-9925)

2:00 p.m., North Campus Research Complex (NCRC)
Penny W. Stamps School of Art & Design (bbscott@umich.edu or (734) 647-9886)

3:00 p.m., Crisler Center
College of Engineering (lrolech@umich.edu or (734) 647-7046)

4:30 p.m., Rackham Auditorium
Gerald R. Ford School of Public Policy (cliftonm@umich.edu or (734) 615-3893)

5:00 p.m., Hill Auditorium
School of Education (jsteppe@umich.edu or (734) 214-6430)

Sunday, May 1

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

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

2:30 p.m., Crisler Center, Ann Arbor
UM-Dearborn (kholland@umd.umich.edu or (313) 593-5330)

3:00 p.m., Perani Arena
UM-Flint: School of Management, School of Health Professions and Studies, and School of Education and Human Services (sefabbro@umich.edu or (810) 762-3177 or (810) 837-6553)

Friday, May 6

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

4:00 p.m., Hill Auditorium
Law School (ljgray@umich.edu or rickardja@umich.edu or 615-4501)

Friday, May 13

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

 

 

Additional Commencement Ceremonies

Graduates may also wish to attend one of the following special ceremonies, held at various locations on campus. To have your department/program/unit’s commencement event listed here please submit this form.

Sunday, April 17

11:00 a.m., Michigan League Ballroom
Office of Academic Multicultural Initiatives, Arab Student Celebration (hgalvan@umich.edu)

Tuesday, April 26

5:00 p.m., Michigan Union Ballroom
Graduation Ceremony for First-Generation Students  (dwlang@umich.edu)

Thursday, April 28

12:00 p.m., Anderson Room, Michigan Union
Sweetland Minor in Writing (zakalikm@umich.edu or (734) 647-4533)

12:00 p.m., Michigan Theater
Department of Chemistry Graduation Ceremony (chemundergrad@umich.edu or (734) 647-2858)

12:00 p.m., Michigan League
IGR Graduation Reception & Award Ceremony (IGR.info@umich.edu or (734) 936-1875)

12:30 p.m., 3rd Floor, Thayer Building
Frankel Center for Judaic Studies (JudaicStudies@umich.edu or (734) 763-9047)

3:00 p.m., Rackham Amphitheatre
Asian Languages and Cultures (oskrwinr@umich.edu)

6:00 p.m., Michigan Theater
Program in International and Comparative Studies Graduation Ceremony (is-michigan@umich.edu or (734) 764-2268)

Friday, April 29

10:00 a.m., Crisler Center
LSA Honors Program (vdav@umich.edu or (734) 647-4482)

10:00 a.m., First United Methodist Church (120 S. State St., Ann Arbor)
NROTC Commissioning (roperc@umich.edu  or (734) 764-1498)

11:30 a.m., 340 West Hall
LSA Department of Physics (physics.sso@umich.edu or (734) 936-0659)

12:00 p.m., Michigan Theater
Communication Studies Spring Commencement (cerdmann@umich.edu or (734) 764-0420)

12:00 p.m., Angell Hall, Newnan Advising Center
Newnan LSA Academic Advising Center ((734) 764-0332)

12:00 p.m., Anderson Room, Michigan Union
Linguistics Department (linguistics@umich.edu or (734) 936-3403)

12:30 p.m., Kuenzel Room, Michigan Union
PPE Graduation Reception (ppe-information@umich.edu)

1:00 p.m., Michigan Room, Michigan League
Slavic Graduation Reception (slavic@umich.edu or (734) 764-5355)

1:30 p.m., Perlman Honors Commons [G421 Mason Hall]
LSA Honors Program Open House (ask.honors@umich.edu or (734) 764-6274)

2:30 p.m., Michigan League Ballroom- 2nd Floor
Department of Sociology (socadvisor@umich.edu)

3:00 p.m., MLB Lecture 3
Department of History (dkap@umich.edu or (734) 764-6305)

3:00 p.m., Michigan Union – Pendleton Room – 2nd Floor
Department of Germanic Languages and Literatures (bkohlerk@umich.edu or (734) 764-8018)

3:00 p.m., Hatcher Gallery – Hatcher Graduate Library
Classical Studies Graduation (classics@umich.edu or (734) 764-0360)

3:00 p.m., 1636 International Institute | 1080 S. University Avenue, Ann Arbor
International Institute Graduation Reception (ii.graduation@umich.edu or (734) 615-8342)

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

3:00 p.m., Michigan Union, Rogel Ballroom
Screen Arts & Cultures Graduation Reception (rohdeb@umich.edu or (734) 764-0147)

3:30 p.m., Kuenzel Room Michigan Union
Philosophy Department Graduation Reception (philosophy.staff@umich.edu)

4:00 p.m., Ford Library
LSA Bachelor in General Studies & Individual Major Ceremony (stepaske@umich.edu  or (734) 764-0332)

4:00 p.m., Michigan Theater
Department of English Language and Literature (kmhuff@umich.edu or (734) 764-6330)

4:30 p.m., Math Atrium, East Hall
Department of Mathematics (math-undergrad-office@umich.edu)

4:30 p.m., Alumni Center – 200 Fletcher Street
Program in the Environment (environment.program@umich.edu or (734) 763-5065)

5:00 p.m., Matthaei Botanical Gardens
Office of Academic Multicultural Initiatives, Native Student Celebration (hgalvan@umich.edu)

6:00 p.m., Lydia Mendelssohn Theatre
La Celebracion Latina (sgarciaz@umich.edu or (734) 936-1753)

7:30 p.m., Crisler Center
Student-Athlete Ceremony (cknazze@umich.edu or (734) 763-9372)

8:00 p.m., Power Center
LSA Department of Economics (omustata@umich.edu or (734) 763-9242)

Saturday, April 30

2:00 p.m., Lydia Mendelssohn Theatre
Residential College (clmurph@umich.edu or (734) 647-4364)

2:30 p.m., Michigan Theater
Political Science Commencement Ceremony (polsci-advisor@umich.edu)

6:00 p.m., Power Center
Black Celebratory (courts@umich.edu or gtz@umich.edu)

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 centerstaff@umich.edu.

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.