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 (hildiris@umich.edu or 764-7144)

Thursday, April 28

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

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

Friday, April 29

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

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

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

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

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

Saturday, April 30

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

1:00 p.m., Hill Auditorium
School of Nursing (kneve@med.umich.edu or 764-9145)

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

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

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

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

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

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

Sunday, May 1

TBA Time, Crisler Center, Ann Arbor
UM-Dearborn (kholland@umd.umich.edu or 313-593-5330)

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)

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)

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 (vdav@umich.edu or 734-647-4482)

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

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

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

6:00 p.m., Lydia Mendelssohn Theatre
La Celebración Latina (hgalvan@umich.edu)

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

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

Saturday, April 30

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

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.