SNRE Spring Commencement 2016

Saturday April 30, 2016

1:00 p.m.; doors open at 12:30p.m.

Rackham Auditorium

Students graduating in December 2015, May 2016, or August 2016 are welcome to participate.

Tickets: Not required for this event; however, we request that students bring no more than 4 guests.

For special seating accommodations, please call before Wednesday April 20, 2016: Office of Academic Programs at 734-764-6453.

SNRE Reception of light hors d'oeuvres catered by a local vendor: Join us immediately following the ceremony at the Great Lakes Room in Palmer Commons. All are welcome!


Did you apply for graduation? Students who apply by March 2016, will be included in our commencement bulletin.

Graduation Day Check In Procedures:

  • Students should arrive between 12:00-12:30 pm
  • Students will begin to line up at 12:50 pm
  • Procession begins at 1:00pm
  • IMPORTANT: All graduating students must check-in at the GRADUATION REGISTRATION TABLE! As you walk proudly across the stage, your name is announced and a photographer will snap your photo. Name Cards and Photo Cards are completed at the Graduation Registration Table.

Academic Attire
All graduating students are required to dress in full academic attire.

  • Undergraduates are required to wear cap, undergraduate gown, and tassel.
  • Graduate students are required to wear cap, graduate gown, SNRE hood, and SNRE tassel.
  • SNRE masters hood and tassel color is Dark Russet and PhD hood color is Royal Blue.
  • Academic attire can be purchased at the Michigan Union Barnes & Noble or at Ulrich's Bookstore. A limited number of gowns are available to borrow. Contact your student government for details.


Please watch the website at for information and dates on ticket distribution.

For Rackham Graduates:
Friday April 29, 2016
Hill Auditorium

For All University Graduating Students:
Saturday April 30, 2016
10:00 a.m.
Michigan Stadium

For further information on all commencement ceremonies, please visit: University of Michigan Graduate Guide to Commencement

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