October 10, 2022 - 4:30pm
Rackham Auditorium
915 E. Washington
Ann Arbor, MI 48109
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A welcoming ceremony for new students to honor the beginning of their pharmacy education.

Live streaming will be available at the start of the program.  Check back for streaming link.

  • White Coat Speaker


  • Event Day Information

    General Information:

    • This year's venue is at Rackham Auditorium.
    • Please plan to arrive early; doors open 30 minutes before the start of the Ceremony.
    • Please turn off all cell phones.
    • Ceremony will start promptly at 4:30 pm.

    After Ceremony:

    • Student cohort photo will be taken on the steps of Rackham immediately following the ceremony.
    • 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. 

    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, Fletcher, and Palmer parking structure will be open and available for visitors on White Coat Ceremony day. The Thayer structure is located at: 216 S. Thayer Street., Fletcher structure is located at 121 Fletcher Street, and Palmer structure is located at Washtenaw and Palmer Drive.

    The Thayer, Fletcher, and Palmer Structures will be open beginning at 3:30pm.  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: maps.studentlife.umich.edu/

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