Schedule of Events

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 11, 2016

11:00 a.m. 5:00 p.m.: Cap and gown pick up in the Office of Medical Student Education C5124 Medical Science Building I (734-764-0219).

Thursday, May 12, 2016

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

Friday, May 13, 2016

Medical School Commencement (unlimited seating – no tickets required)
Place: Hill Auditorium

Time: 3:00 p.m. (Doors open to the public at 2:15 p.m. – seating on a first come first serve basis). If someone in your party is in need of special accommodations, please contact Ms. Denise Brennan in the Office of Medical Student Education by May 6th to make arrangements (734-763-6362 or

Free parking will be available for graduates and guests after 1:00 p.m. at the Thayer, Fletcher, and Palmer structures (Parking Structure Map).

Please note: Graduates should be at Hill Auditorium at 2:00 p.m. on May 13th 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.

DEAN’S RECEPTION: Immediately following Commencement Ceremony at the Michigan League. Open to ALL Graduates and their guests. No RSVP Required.