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 2024 Spring Commencement ceremony.

Watch the recording
Saturday, May 4, 2024
Recording of Spring Commencement ceremony.
Rackham Graduate Exercises Recording

View the recording of the 2024 Rackham Graduate Exercises ceremony.

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Friday, May 3, 2024
Recording of Rackham Graduate Exercises ceremony.
Winter Commencement Recording

View the recording of the 2023 Winter Commencement ceremony.

Watch the recording
Sunday, December 17, 2023
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.

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
Friday, May 3, 2024
Rackham Graduate Exercises
Hill Auditorium | 825 North University Avenue
10:00 am
Saturday, May 4, 2024
Spring Commencement
Michigan Stadium | 1201 South Main Street
10:00 am
Sunday, December 15, 2024
Winter Commencement
Crisler Center | 333 East Stadium Boulevard
2:00 pm