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Rackham Graduate Exercises

Earning a graduate degree is a major achievement – one of life’s landmark occasions, a time when graduates, family members, and friends gather to celebrate past and future.

To mark this academic milestone, those receiving master’s or doctoral degrees through the Horace H. Rackham School of Graduates Studies are invited to attend Rackham’s graduation ceremony, Rackham Graduate Exercises (RGE). This formal ceremony celebrates and recognizes all graduate degree recipients.

Rackham Graduate Exercises

Friday, April 29, 2022
10:00 a.m., Hill Auditorium
Ceremony will last approximately two hours

Earning a graduate degree is a major achievement—one of life’s landmark occasions, a time when graduates, family members, and friends gather to celebrate past and future.

To mark this academic milestone, those receiving master’s or doctoral degrees through the Rackham Graduate School are invited to attend Rackham’s graduation ceremony, Rackham Graduate Exercises (RGE). This formal ceremony celebrates and recognizes all graduate degree recipients.

For more information visit the University of Michigan Commencement website.

Winter Commencement

Sunday, December 19, 2021
2:00 p.m., Crisler Arena
Ceremony will last approximately two hours

Commencement is a milestone—one of life’s landmark occasions, a time when graduates, family members, and friends gather to celebrate past and future. Tickets are not required for guests or graduates who attend Winter Commencement.

For more information visit the University of Michigan Commencement website.

Academic Attire and Getting Prepared

Here’s what you need to know—and do—to assure an enjoyable, glitch-free commencement day.

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