April 29, 2023 - 10:00am to 11:45am
Michigan Stadium
1201 S Main St
Ann Arbor, MI 48104

Commencement is a milestone—one of life’s landmark occasions, a time when graduates, family members, and friends gather to celebrate past and future. At 8:00 a.m., graduates and candidates gather on the east side of Michigan Stadium near Gate 1, where event staff will help them prepare for the procession.

Graduate Schedule for Commencement Day

  • 8:00 a.m. Arrive at Grad Assembly—east side of Michigan Stadium near Gate 1
  • 8:15 a.m. Graduate photography begins
  • 8:30 a.m. Graduate procession into stadium
  • 9:30 a.m. Graduate procession ends

Graduates arriving after 9:15 a.m. will not be able to enter graduate seating until after the ceremony begins.

10:00 a.m. Spring Commencement ceremony begins

11:45 a.m. Ceremony ends (approximately)

Before entering the stadium, graduates will pass through a photo tent to have their pictures taken. From there, commencement marshals will guide them into the stadium and direct them to their seats.

For more information  visit the University of Michigan Commencement website.