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Anthropology 2023 Graduation Ceremony

Friday, April 28, 2023
1:00 -2:30 p.m.
Michigan Union, Courtyard, first floor

The Department of Anthropology has cordially invited all of our graduating Anthropology and Evolutionary Anthropology majors (graduating in Fall 2022, Winter 2023 and Summer 2023) to participate in a graduation ceremony held in the courtyard of the Michigan Union. Graduates have received an invitation via email. Seating is limited,* so please RSVP with your total number of guests (including yourself) no later than April 11, 2023.


Event details:

12:40 pm - Students Arrive -- check-in process in the first floor South Lounge, line up for processional.
Caps and gowns will be worn at the ceremony. Parents/guests can take their seats in the Courtyard; students will sit in a separate section.
1:00 - Student processional into Courtyard, ceremony begins.
2:00 - Ceremony ends (approximately).
2:00-2:30 - Light refreshments served in the South Lounge next door.


Please contact the department at or (734) 764-7274 with any questions. If you need any accommodations, please let us know.


* Please be aware that seating in the courtyard is limited and we will do our best to accommodate as many guests as possible, which may include standing room or additional seating nearby to view a livestream of the ceremony. Be sure to indicate if anyone in your party will require seating in order to attend. Thank you in advance for your patience and understanding!


Please share this information with your guests. 

The Michigan Union is located at 530 S. State Street, Ann Arbor, MI 48109-1308 

There is parking information on the Michigan Union website and on the U-M commencement website listed below. We recommend allowing ample time for parking and walking. 

University of Michigan Spring Commencement

Saturday, April 29, 2023
10:00 a.m.; gates open at 8:00 a.m.
Michigan Stadium

Graduates and families can visit the following website for information about the U-M Commencement Ceremony:


Cap and Gown Donation

Do you have a graduation cap or gown that you would like to donate? Are you graduating soon and interested in donating your cap/gown for other students to use? Email Abigail Nighswonger at to donate your cap/gown/graduation apparel to LSA Student Government to be redistributed to other students!