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

A. Alfred Taubman College of Architecture & Urban Planning

Hill Auditorium
Sunday, April 30, 2017
12:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.
Contact: Katee Cole (734.763.6518 or kateej@umich.edu)

Penny W. Stamps School of Art & Design

North Campus Research Complex
Saturday, April 29, 2017
2:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Contact: Brian Banks (734.647.9886 or bbscott@umich.edu)

Stephen M. Ross School of Business

Crisler Center
Friday, April 28, 2017
3:30 p.m. – 5:45 p.m.
Contact: Ross Events (734.647.0342 or rossevents@umich.edu)

School of Dentistry

Hill Auditorium
Friday, May 5, 2017
12:00 p.m. – 1:30 p.m.
Contact: Amy Yoki (734.647.4026 or yokia@umich.edu)

School of Education

Hill Auditorium
Saturday, April 29, 2017
5:00 p.m. – 6:30 p.m.
Contact: Jean Steppe (734.214.6430 or jsteppe@umich.edu

College of Engineering

Crisler Center
Saturday, April 29, 2017
3:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Contact: Holly Taylor (hollyat@umich.edu)

School of Information

Power Center
Friday, April 28, 2017
3:00 p.m. – 4:30 p.m.
Contact: Allison Sweet (734.647.3110 or wachtera@umich.edu)

School of Kinesiology

Hill Auditorium
Thursday, April 27, 2017
4:30 p.m. – 6:30 p.m.
Contact: Ann Travis (734.764.7280 or annjtrav@umich.edu)

Law School

Hill Auditorium
Friday, May 5, 2017
4:00 p.m. – 6:15 p.m.
Contact: Jenny Rickard (734.764.4705 or rickardj@umich.edu)

Medical School

Hill Auditorium
Friday, May 12, 2017
3:00 p.m.
Contact: Bradley Densen (734.615.4856 or bdensen@umich.edu)

School of Music, Theatre & Dance

Hill Auditorium
Friday, April 28, 2017
4:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.
Contact: Deedee Ulintz (734.764.0592 or dianals@umich.edu)

School of Natural Resources & Environment

Rackham Auditorium
Saturday, April 29, 2017
1:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.
Contact: Sara O’Brien (734.763.9925 or sshowen@umich.edu)

School of Nursing

Hill Auditorium
Saturday, April 29, 2017
1:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.
Contact: Michele Thompson (734.763.5985 or umsn-studentevents@umich.edu)

College of Pharmacy

Rackham Auditorium
Saturday, April 22, 2017
2:00 p.m. – 3:30 p.m.
Contact: Hilda McDonald (734.764.7144 or hildiris@umich.edu)

School of Public Health

Hill Auditorium
Thursday, April 27, 2017
12:30 p.m. – 2:30 p.m.
Contact: Jean Steppe (734.214.6430 or jsteppe@umich.edu)

Gerald R. Ford School of Public Policy

Rackham Auditorium
Saturday, April 29, 2017
4:30 p.m. – 6:30 p.m.
Contact: Cliff Martin (724.615.3893 or cliftonm@umich.edu)

School of Social Work

Power Center
Saturday, April 29, 2017
1:00 p.m. – 3:30 p.m.
Contact: Michelle Gorton (734.936.0961 or mtgorton@umich.edu)

University of Michigan – Dearborn

College of Business; College of Engineering and Computer Science; College of Health, Education, and Human Services; College of Arts, Sciences, and Letters

Crisler Center – Ann Arbor

Sunday, April 30, 2017

10:00 a.m.
Contact: Soraya Jeffries Patton (313.593.6500 or sjeffrie@.umich.edu)

University of Michigan – Flint

College of Arts and Sciences
Perani Arena
Sunday, April 30, 2017
11:00 a.m.
Contact: Sue Fabbro (810.762.3177 or sefabbro@umich.edu)

School of Management; School of Health Professions and Studies; School of Education and Human Services
Perani Arena
Sunday, April 30, 2017
3:00 p.m.
Contact: Sue Fabbro (810.762.3177 or sefabbro@umich.edu)

 

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.

Black Celebratory

Power Center
Saturday, April 29, 2017
6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.
Contact: Courtney Vanderbilt (courts@umich.edu)

Honors Program

Crisler Center
Thursday, April 27, 2017
11:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.
Contact: Jeri Preston (734.964.6274 or pjeri@umich.edu)

La Celebracíon Latina

Lydia Mendelssohn Theatre
Friday, April 28, 2017
6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.
Contact: Hector Galvan (734.936.1753 or hgalvan@umich.edu)

College of Literature, Science, and the Arts

Department of Communication Studies
Communication Studies Undergraduate Commencement
The Michigan Theater
Friday, April 28, 2017
12:00 p.m.
Website: https://lsa.umich.edu/comm/2017-commencement.html

Department of Chemistry
Michigan Theater
Thursday, April 27, 2017
12:00 p.m.
Website: http://lsa.umich.edu/chem/news-events/all-events.detail.html/38291-7063814.html

Economics Department
Power Center
Friday, April 28, 2017
8:00 p.m. – 9:30 p.m.
Contact: Olga Mustata (734.763.9242 or omustata@umich.edu)

English
English Language & Literature
Friday, April 28, 2017
4:00 p.m.
Contact: undergraduate.english@umich.edu
Website: http://www.lsa.umich.edu/english/graduation/default.asp

 

Mathematics Department
East Hall Atrium
Friday, April 28, 2017
4:30 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.
Contact: math-undergrad-office@umich.edu

 

Philosophy
Philosophy Department Graduation Reception
Hussey Room, Michigan League
Friday, April 28, 2017
3:30 p.m.

 

Program in the Environment (PitE)
Fireside Cafe, Pierpont Commons
Friday, April 28, 2017
5:30 p.m.
Contact: 734.763.5056 or environment.program@umich.edu

 

Program in Philosophy, Politics, and Economics 
PPE Graduation Reception
Hussey Room, Michigan League
Friday, April 28, 2017
12:30 p.m.

 

Psychology Department
Crisler Center
Friday, April 28, 2017
10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
Contact: Saroya Cicero (734.764.2580 or saroyai@umich.edu)

 

Residential College
Lydia Mendelssohn Theatre
Saturday, April 29, 2017
2:00 p.m. – 4:30 p.m.
Contact: Charlie Murphy (734.647.4364 or clmurph@umich.edu)

 

Screen Arts & Culture
Screen Arts & Cultures Graduation Reception
Michigan Union, Rogel Ballroom
Friday, April 28, 2017
3:00 p.m.
Contact: Lisa Rohde (734.764.0147 or rohdeb@umich.edu)
Website: https://lsa.umich.edu/sac/undergraduates/graduation.html

University of Michigan Naval ROTC

Gerald R. Ford Library
Friday, April 28, 2017
10:00 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.
Contact: (734.764.1498)

Student-Athlete Ceremony

Crisler Center
Friday, April 28, 2017
8:00 p.m. – 10:00 p.m.
Contact: Amy Torgerson (734.764.7131 or abtorger@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 29, 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 $36.00 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.

From April 27-30, University Unions is offering complimentary banquet rooms to graduating seniors with a minimum purchase of ten full-service meals.

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 29 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.