University of Michigan Commencement

Commencement is a milestone—one of life's landmark occasions, a time when graduates, family members, and friends gather to celebrate past and future.



Spring Commencement Recording

View the recording of the 2023 Spring Commencement ceremony

2023 Spring Commencement Recording
Saturday, April 29, 2023
Recording of Spring Commencement ceremony.
Rackham Graduate Exercises Recording

View the recording of the 2023 Rackham Graduate Exercises

2023 Rackham Graduate Exercises Recording
Friday, April 28, 2023
Recording of Rackham Graduate Exercises.
Winter Commencement Recording

View the recording of the 2022 Winter Commencement ceremony

2022 Winter Commencement Recording
Sunday, December 18, 2022
Recording of Winter Commencement ceremony.
Students enter the Big House for commencement

Commencement Preparation

Whether you’re a graduate, a guest, or a faculty member, commencement requires some advance planning. Here, you’ll find all the information you need to prepare for the big day.

Ceremony & Venue Details

Gathering places, schedules, graduation photos, guest seating, accommodations for students and visitors with disabilities, security guidelines… Commencement Day is all about details.

A top-down view of students sitting at the commencement ceremony

Calendar of Events

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

Calendar of Events
Sunday, December 18, 2022
Winter Commencement
Crisler Center | 333 East Stadium Boulevard
2:00 pm
Friday, April 28, 2023
Rackham Graduate Exercises
Hill Auditorium | 825 North University Avenue
10:00 am
Saturday, April 29, 2023
Spring Commencement
Michigan Stadium | 1201 South Main Street
10:00 am