October 2, 2019 - 4:00pm
Rackham Horace H. School of Graduate Studies, Auditorium
915 E Washington Street
Ann Arbor, MI 48109
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A welcoming ceremony for new students to honor the beginning of their pharmacy education.

  • Event Day Information

    General Information:

    • Please plan to arrive early.
    • Please turn off all cell phones.
    • Ceremony will start promptly at 4:00 pm.

    After Ceremony:

    • Group photo will be taken on the steps of Rackham immediately following the ceremony.
    • Join the reception in the main lobby and enjoy!  Congratulations!
  • Ann Arbor Travel and Parking

    Detroit International Airport (DTW) is the airport nearest Ann Arbor.  Travel time from DTW to Ann Arbor is approximately 25 minutes. 

    ACCOMMODATIONS (Closest to Rackham)
    Bell Tower
    300 South Thayer
    Ann Arbor, MI  48104
    (734) 769-3010

    Graduate Ann Arbor 
    615 E. Huron St.
    Ann Arbor, MI  48109
    (734) 769-2200

    A complete list of accommodations in the Ann Arbor area can be found at: visitannarbor.org/accommodations/hotels

    The Thayer Street parking structure will be available for visitors on White Coat Ceremony day. The structure is located at: 300 S. Thayer Street.

    The Thayer, Fletcher, and Palmer Structures will be open beginning at 1:00 pm.  Please note that at the Palmer Structure only the UM Employee Blue parking area is available.

    A link to campus maps that including parking locations can be found at: ltp.umich.edu/maps/central_south.pdf

    A complete list of restaurants in the Ann Arbor area can be found at: visitannarbor.org/dining