Spring Commencement

  1. May 1, 2021

    Stevenson shares message of hope and justice with spring graduates

    In a virtual commencement ceremony that honored graduates amid the realities of an ongoing pandemic, civil rights attorney Bryan Stevenson urged members of the Class of 2021 to leave their comfort zones and resist fear and anger.

  2. May 1, 2021

    Flint and Dearborn celebrations

    U-M’s regional campuses at Flint and Dearborn also celebrated their spring graduates differently this year, in keeping with safety considerations driven by the COVID-19 pandemic.

  3. May 1, 2021

    Fourth-generation U-M graduation for the Balogh family

    Amanda Balogh is a fourth-generation U-M student and graduated last weekend. An LSA undergrad, she is the 14th member of the family who attended the university.

  4. April 30, 2021

    Choreographer to Rackham graduates: ‘Keep it simple’

    At the conclusion of a complex year, Twyla Tharp’s message at the Rackham Graduate Exercises was to “keep it simple.” The acclaimed choreographer and dancer delivered a virtual address to those receiving U-M advanced degrees.

  5. April 26, 2021

    Schools, colleges and groups prepare to celebrate 2021 graduates

    The Office of University Development created a webpage with the time, date and contact information for spring 2021 celebrations and ceremonies by schools, colleges and specialty graduations.

  6. April 26, 2021

    Graduate profiles from the Class of 2021

    Each year, The University Record highlights selected prospective graduates. This week, we profile Olivia Mathiesen of LSA and Alyxandra Ciale Charfauros, known as ciale, of the School of Music, Theatre & Dance.

  7. April 25, 2021

    Mural by Stamps alumnae, students honors class of 2021

    Students from the Penny W. Stamps School of Art & Design, led by Stamps alumnae, created a chalk paint mural in front of the Rackham Graduate School to honor the Class of 2021.

  8. April 19, 2021

    Special commencement activities planned to celebrate Class of ’21

    With Spring Commencement less than two weeks away, the university has planned a number of special activities to honor the Class of 2021, both at home and in Ann Arbor.

  9. April 19, 2021

    Scenes of celebration

    With the 2021 Spring Commencement planned as a largely virtual affair because of the COVID-19 pandemic, students have been given alternative opportunities to create memories at the Big House. A series of photo sessions allowed spring graduates to take and share photos from the field of Michigan Stadium. Click an image to view a larger…
  10. April 9, 2021

    UM-Dearborn announces spring commencement speaker

    Poet Nikki Giovanni, renowned for her socially conscious work on gender and race, will address UM-Dearborn graduates in a pre-recorded video at ceremonies taking place April 29 through May 4.