July 04, 2020

commencement

  1. March 11, 2019

    Gov. Gretchen Whitmer to deliver Spring Commencement address

    Gov. Gretchen Whitmer will deliver the U-M Ann Arbor campus’ Spring Commencement address May 4 at Michigan Stadium. She will be the sixth sitting governor to speak at commencement in the past 40 years.

  2. September 10, 2018

    University seeks nominations for honorary degree recipients

    U-M leaders are encouraging the campus community to nominate individuals who have contributed to their field or society to be considered for honorary degrees.

  3. September 18, 2017

    Nominations sought for honorary degree recipients

    University leaders are encouraging the campus community to nominate individuals who have contributed to their field or society to be considered for honorary degrees.

  4. December 18, 2016

    Graduates encouraged to ‘raise your sights’ in times of change

    Winter Commencement speaker Dr. Julio Frenk implored U-M graduates to “raise their sights” as they embark into a world that is undergoing a pivotal moment of change.

  5. November 15, 2016

    University plans special commencement ceremonies for 200th year

    To celebrate U-M’s 200th birthday, campus leaders are planning special spring and winter commencement ceremonies to celebrate the graduating classes of 2017 and honor the university’s contributions.

  6. May 2, 2016

    Dearborn, Flint campuses set records at commencement ceremonies

    Approximately 2,000 graduates received degrees from UM-Dearborn and UM-Flint, with record numbers participating in commencement ceremonies Sunday.

  7. March 5, 2015

    Nominations being sought for honorary degree recipients

    Worthy individuals from outside the U-M community are being sought for consideration by the university’s Honorary Degree Committee.

  8. April 10, 2014

    Dearborn, Flint campuses announce commencement speakers

    UM-Dearborn and UM-Flint have announced the speakers for their upcoming commencement ceremonies on April 27 and May 4, respectively.

  9. October 19, 2013

    Six will receive honorary degrees at Winter Commencement exercises

    Michele Norris-Johnson, NPR correspondent and host, will receive an honorary Doctor of Humane Letters degree and deliver the Winter Commencement address for the Ann Arbor campus at 2 p.m. Dec. 15 at Crisler Center. Also receiving honorary degrees are Willard L. “Sandy” Boyd, William I. Higuchi, Dr. David Satcher, Lou Anna K. Simon and Helen Zell.