Commencement Information

The University of Michigan-Dearborn holds two commencement ceremonies each year in April/May and December.  Students who have completed a Degree/Diploma application for Fall and Winter terms are eligible to participate in commencement.

Approximately eight weeks into the semester, all students who have applied to graduate for the semester, or August graduates who indicate that they plan to participate, will be sent an email commencement invitation including procedures to RSVP for the respective ceremony. 

If you have not completed a Degree/Diploma Application, please visit Applying to Graduate for more information.

August graduates who wish to participate in the commencement ceremony must complete the Request to Participate in Commencement Ceremony Form. The form may be submitted in person, by mail or by fax to Enrollment Services/Registration & Records

Fall 2017

December 16, 2017 

College of Engineering and Computer Science/College of Business
Ceremony Begins: 10:00 a.m.
The Fieldhouse/Arena doors will open at 8:30 a.m. 

College of Education, Health and Human Service and College of Arts, Sciences, and Letter
Ceremony Begins: 3:00 p.m.
The Fieldhouse/Arena doors will open at 1:30 p.m. 

Future Dates

Winter 2018
April 29, 2018

Fall 2018

December 15, 2018

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