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Commencement Ceremonies

There are three graduation periods every year - April, August, and December - but only two campus-wide commencement ceremonies: Spring Commencement (at the conclusion of the Winter term), and Fall Commencement (in December). August (Summer) graduates are eligible to participate in either the Spring or the December ceremony.

University of Michigan Commencement
2017 Winter Commencement: December 17
2018 Spring Commencement: April 28
2018 Winter Commencement: December 16
2019 Spring Commencement: May 4

Honors 2018 Graduation Ceremony: TBD

Honors celebrates students graduating with Honors or with acknowledgement for receiving the Sophomore Honors Award with this special event at Crisler Center. Friends and family are welcome. Crisler is handicap accessible.

Formal invitations are mailed to students and families of those who filled out the request form. Students may pick up tickets for themselves and their guests in the Honors Office (1330 Mason Hall) when announced.

Students unable to participate in the program may pick up their regalia at the Honors Open House in the Perlman Honors Commons (G421 Mason Hall). A continental breakfast will be served.See our Events page for specific times and dates.

See  more information on the campus-wide ceremony.

Honors 2018 Open House: TBD

The LSA Honors Program Senior Open House, in the Perlman Honors Commons, allows students to say goodbye to their Academic Advisors and to pick up graduation regalia, if they were unable to attend the ceremony at Crisler. A continental breakfast is available throughout the morning.