Student Life

Sunlit Graduation Cap

Published April 14, 2022

Congratulations, graduates, families, and loved ones! We are honored to celebrate this momentous achievement with you in many ways and many places on campus and virtually this year. 

Events shown here may be ticketed or entry by invitation only. Please check with the respective event organizers for questions about specific event details. 

This is not an exhaustive list of the many celebrations held at the University of Michigan during commencement season. For the full list of Schools, Colleges & Unit Ceremonies, see here





April 19

Collegiate Recovery Graduation 

Invitation only. 

April 27

First-Generation Student Graduation Ceremony 

5:30-7:30pm | Michigan Union: Rogel Ballroom


April 28

Intergroup Relations (IGR) Graduation Open House Celebration 

12:00-4:00pm | IGR Office

April 28

International Center Grad Reception

3:30-5:30pm | Union - South Lounge


April 28

Lavender Graduation

5:00-7:00pm | League Courtyard

Registered in-person attendance is for graduates only. Guests may RSVP for the live stream. 

April 28

Middle Eastern/North African Student Celebration

6:00-8:00pm | Michigan League


April 29

Rackham Graduate Exercises

10:00am | Hill Auditorium


April 29

Asian/Pacific Islander Graduation

12:30-2:00pm | Power Center


April 29

Blavin Scholars

Invitation only. 

April 29

La Celebración Latina

6:00-8:00pm | Mendelssohn Theater


April 29

Student Athlete Graduation

8:00-10:00pm | Crisler Center


April 30

Spring Commencement 

10:00am | Michigan Stadium


April 30

Native Student Celebration

6:00-8:00pm | Location TBA. 


April 30

Black Celebratory 

7:00-9:00pm | Power Center 


May 7

2020 Comeback Commencement

1:00pm | Michigan Stadium