W15 Honors Graduation Date: Friday, May 1, 2015. 10a. Crisler Center. All students graduating from the Honors program are invited.
W15 Honors Awards Ceremony: Thursday, April 30, 2015. 7:30p. Michigan Union Anderson Room. (Award recipients have successfully applied to Honors Awards and Scholarships and are notified of their inclusion in this ceremony.)
Honors Graduation Invitation Request: Each year, on the Friday before the campus-wide Spring Commencement, Honors hosts its own Graduation Ceremony. All Honors graduates and their families are invited to attend. We will mail formal invitations to the addresses provided. (The request document is closed as invitations have been mailed. To request a personal copy, please email email@example.com.)
Link to U-M Commencement Website
Honors Graduation Ticket Distribution
Graduation tickets will be available April 1-29 in the Honors office, 1330 Mason Hall, 8:30a - 4:30p. There is no limit to tickets for family and guests this year, as we have expanded our space in Crisler Arena.
Honors Awards Ceremony: Thursday, April 30th, 7:30 p.m.
Honors Graduation Ceremony: Friday, May 1st, 10 a.m.
Location: Crisler Center (Parking information is available at the bottom of the page.)
Formal invitations will be sent; copies will be available in the Honors office. Families will be glad to know that there is no limit to the number of guests students may invite.
On graduation day, students will have seating on the main floor. Families and guests will use the Lower Bowl seating.
Students may pick up tickets from the Honors office (1330 Mason Hall) after April 1.
Honors Open House Reception: 1:30 - 3:30 p
Location: Perlman Honors Commons, G Floor Mason Hall
Light snacks and beverages will be available to graduates, family, and friends during the afternoon, as faculty and staff congratulate the latest graduating class. Stop by, spend a few minutes, and relax.
Honors Cords & Certificates
Honors cords, maize and blue combined, and your Honors graduation certificate are bestowed upon you during the graduation ceremony. If you are unable to attend the Honors Graduation, please stop by the Open House to pick up the cords and certificate, so that you may wear your cords for Spring Commencement on Saturday morning. (Yellow cords, offered at the book store, relate to GPA/Distinction. You should estimate if your cumulative GPA will be 3.6+, should you wish to purchase them.) Should you be unable to attend either function, please stop by the Honors Office after the weekend of ceremonies.
Parking & Transportation on Graduation Day
Limited parking is available onsite for guests with limited mobility. A state-issued disability placard/license plate must be displayed. Handicapped Reserved spaces will be available by the northeast entrance of Crisler Center.
There is an AATA Park & Ride Lot at Pioneer High School, 601 W. Stadium. The lot is on the southwest corner of Stadium & Main, the first entrance south of Stadium. It is within walking distance to Crisler Center.
All Central and South campus orange, yellow, and blue permit lots will be open to the general public on Friday, May 3rd beginning at 9:00am. There are several orange and yellow lots near Crisler Center: SC4, SC5, SC6, SC7, SC35, and SC36. (Please visit pts.umich.edu/maps/central_south.pdf for a detailed map of the area.)
Michigan blue busses, including the South Bound Commuter, will be in operation that day and may be a viable option for traveling to and from Crisler Center for some graduates and families.