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2022 Taubman College Commencement Ceremony

May 1, 2022 at 11:00 am - 1:00 pm


Be present as the Dean, Program Chairs, and Faculty confer all Taubman College Bachelors, Masters, and Doctor of Philosophy degrees.

10:00am – Graduates should arrive to the steps of Hill Auditorium for a class photo
10:15am – Guests requiring accessible seating may arrive early (please email Sheila May at shmay@umich.edu if this applies to you or any of your guests)
10:30am – Doors open for guest seating
11:00am – Graduate procession begins
1:00pm – Dean’s Reception in Ingalls Mall (grove outside of Hill Auditorium)

For attendees in need of Ramadan accommodations, the Reflection Room can be found at the Michigan League, Room 347 on the 3rd floor, North End.

The ceremony will be live streamed for those who wish not to attend in person, or are unable to attend in person.

Academic attire is required for all students participating in the commencement ceremonies listed above. Attire can be purchased at three Ann Arbor locations below. Beginning in mid-March, academic attire may be purchased at all four locations listed.

Barnes and Noble @ University of Michigan
530 South State Street
(734) 995-8877

Barnes and Noble @ North Campus
2101 Bonisteel Boulevard
(734) 668-6022

Ulrich’s Bookstore
549 East University Avenue
(734) 662-3201

Michiganensian Yearbook
420 Maynard Street
(734) 418-4115 x1247

If PhD candidates would like to order custom attire, visit umich.shopoakhalli.com.

Tickets are not required for the Taubman College ceremony on May 1.


Effective March 14, 2022, masking will be optional in most indoor spaces on campus including in offices, residence halls and at athletic events. It is expected that all individuals of the U-M community and guests stay home when they are not feeling well (do not attend work, class, gatherings or events) and individuals are expected to continue to use ResponsiBLUE and ResponsiBLUE Guest as a daily symptom checker.

Additionally, neither proof of vaccination nor recent negative test are required for attendance at this event.

The gates to all structures on Central Campus will be open on Sunday, May 1. Parking enforcement to these structures will be suspended through Sunday evening. In addition, all University parking areas/surface lots on Central, North, and South Campuses will have suspended parking enforcement on Sunday, and guests will be welcome to park in any available unrestricted blue, orange, and yellow parking spaces.

Our photographer will take a class photograph on the steps of Hill Auditorium at 10:00am. Graduation Foto will also take a photograph of each student as they cross the stage and as they leave the stage. They will provide color proofs to you if you provide your address (there is no charge and no obligation to purchase).

All graduating students and their families are invited to join for a reception hosted by Dean Jonathan Massey, which will immediately follow the ceremony under a tent in the grove area behind Hill Auditorium.

Public viewing hours for all graduating students and their families will be available at the Liberty Research Annex. More than 60 stellar examples of inspiration and innovation including research, professional practice projects, publications, and other creative works are on full display in a new exhibition of Taubman Faculty work from the past two years.

ON AIR: Faculty Work 2020-2022
305 W. Liberty Street, Ann Arbor
Friday, April 29 – Sunday, May 1, 2022 1:30-5:00pm

If you have any questions regarding the 2022 Taubman College Commencement activities, please email Sheila May at shmay@umich.edu.

For questions regarding the U-M Commencement Ceremony please visit https://commencement.umich.edu/.


May 1, 2022
11:00 am - 1:00 pm
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