Commencement at Michigan State University is a festive and reflective occasion for students and their families. The culmination of many years of hard work and unforgettable experiences, commencement—as the name implies—is a milestone that formally launches a lifetime of further personal, educational and professional experiences. Whether your student is an undergraduate and the first to graduate in your family, or a graduate student earning a Ph.D., commencement at Michigan State is a special time for all.

The University’s official commencement page offers detailed information about all of Michigan State’s commencement ceremonies, including:

  • Commencement schedules
  • Parking and shuttle options
  • Maps
  • Seating
  • Applying for graduation
  • Campus and East Lansing visitor information
  • ...And much more