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.

Saturday, April 25

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

Sunday, April 26

U-M Dearborn
10:00 a.m., Field House
College of Business
College of Engineering and Computer Science
College of Education, Health, and Human Service (313-593-5330)

3:00 p.m., Field House
College of Arts, Sciences, and Letters (313-593-5330)

Thursday, April 30

3:00 p.m., Hill Auditorium
School of Public Health (214-6430)

7:00 p.m., Hill Auditorium
School of Kinesiology (615-2583)

Friday, May 1

10:00 a.m., Hill Auditorium
Rackham Graduate Exercises (647-6037)

2:00 p.m., Power Center
School of Music, Theatre & Dance (764-0594)

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

4:00 p.m., Hill Auditorium
Stephen M. Ross School of Business – BBA & MAcc (647-0342)

7:00 p.m., Hill Auditorium
Stephen M. Ross School of Business – MBA & Ph.D. (647-0342)

Saturday, May 2

10:00 a.m., Michigan Stadium
Spring Commencement
College of Literature, Science, and the Arts, plus all graduates from other schools and colleges

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

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

1:30 p.m., Rackham Auditorium
School of Natural Resources and Environment (763-9925)

2:00 p.m., Art & Architecture Building
Penny W. Stamps School of Art & Design (647-9886)

2:30 p.m., Crisler Center
College of Engineering ( or 810-623-0649)

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

5:00 p.m., Rackham Auditorium
Gerald R. Ford School of Public Policy (615-3893)

Sunday, May 3

12:00 p.m., Hill Auditorium
A. Alfred Taubman College of Architecture and Urban Planning (763-6518)

U-M Flint
11:00 a.m., Perani Arena
College of Arts and Sciences (810-762-3177)

3:30 p.m., Perani Arena
School of Management
School of Health Professions and Studies
School of Education and Human Services (810-762-3177)

Friday, May 8

1:00 p.m., Hill Auditorium
School of Dentistry (647-4026)

Saturday, May 9

2:00 p.m., Hill Auditorium
Law School (615-4501)

Friday, May 15

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


Additional Commencement Celebrations

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

Friday, May 1

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

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

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

6:00 p.m., Lydia Mendelssohn Theatre
La Celebración Latina (936-1753)

7:30 p.m., Crisler Center
Student-Athlete Ceremony (763-9372)

8:00 p.m., Power Center
Economics Department (763-9242)

Saturday, May 2

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

Date to be Announced

First-Generation College Students Celebration


Other Ceremonies & Weekend Events

Commencement Buffet

The Michigan Union, located on central campus, will host the annual Commencement Brunch Celebration on Saturday, May 2, 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 $32.00 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

Following the Spring Commencement ceremony, graduates and their guests are invited to a reception hosted by the Center for Campus Involvement.

This year’s reception will feature a Michigan Memories pictorial display highlighting noteworthy headlines from The Michigan Daily over the past four years.

The reception will be held in the Art Lounge located on the first floor of the Michigan Union. Light refreshments will be served.

For more information, contact the 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, University Catering can deliver direct to your door.

From April 30  – May 3, 2015, University Unions is offering complimentary banquet rooms with a minimum purchase of ten full-service meals.

For more information, contact the University Unions Event Services at (734) 764-UUES (8837).