Commencement

 Medical School commencement ceremony

                                              2018 Medical School Commencement

 Commencement Date

Friday, May 11, 2018

Commencement Location

Hill Auditorium
825 North University
Ann Arbor, MI 48109-1276

Commencement Day Schedule

2:00 p.m. - Graduates should arrive to robe and begin lining up for the Commencement Ceremony. Please use the East entrance of Hill Auditorium and go up one flight (look for signs directing you where to go).                         

Students will fill out a card for the photographer, pick up name pronunciation card and honor cords, robe, and line up alphabetically.

2:15 p.m. - Doors to Hill Auditorium open to the public.
Medical School Commencement (unlimited seating – no tickets required)
Seating is first-come, first-served.

2:55 p.m. - All guests to be seated

3:00 p.m. - Processional begins with ceremony following

Please note:  The Dean's Reception will immediately follow the Commencement ceremony at the Michigan League. Open to all graduates and their guests.
No RSVP required.

 Cap and Gown Pick Up

If you would like someone else to pick up your gown for you, please send a note with this person confirming that they may pick up your attire. Gowns and hoods are to be turned in after the graduation ceremony at Hill Auditorium.

Wednesday, May 9, 2018

11:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.: Cap and gown pick up in the Office of Medical Student Education – 5100 Taubman Health Sciences Library (734-615-0469).

Thursday, May 10, 2018

10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.: Cap and gown pick up in the Office of Medical Student Education

Friday, May 11, 2018

2:00 p.m. - Graduates should arrive to robe and begin lining up for the Commencement Ceremony. Please use the East entrance of Hill Auditorium and go up one flight (look for signs directing you where to go).                         

Students will fill out a card for the photographer, pick up name pronunciation card and honor cords, robe, and line up alphabetically.

2:15 p.m. - Doors to Hill Auditorium open to the public.
Medical School Commencement (unlimited seating – no tickets required)
Seating is first-come, first-served.

2:55 p.m. - All guests to be seated

3:00 p.m. - Processional begins with ceremony following

Please note:  The Dean's Reception will immediately follow the Commencement ceremony at the Michigan League. Open to all graduates and their guests.
No RSVP required.

If someone in your party is in need of special accommodations, please contact Ms. Nani Hunter in the Office of Medical Student Education by Friday, May 4, 2018, to make arrangements (734-615-0469 or sypher@umich.edu)

An American Sign Language interpreter will be present on stage for the duration of our ceremony.

The parking structures on Thayer, Fletcher and Palmer will be open to park for free after 1:00 p.m. on Friday, May 11th, and will remain open through the evening.

Handicap parking is available in all of these structures. If you are parking on the street, you must pay the parking meters, as that is enforced by the City of Ann Arbor.

Commencement parking map