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Faculty and Staff Commencement Information

Faculty and Staff are invited to participate in the Spring 2023 Commencement ceremonies, please see information below on how to participate.

Ceremony information

The ceremonies will be held on Friday, May 5 at 10 a.m. and 3 p.m.  Also, on Saturday, May 6 at 9 a.m. and 1 p.m.  All ceremonies will take place in McGuirk Arena. A breakdown of the degrees being conferred at each ceremony can be viewed on the  Commencement Schedule.

Participation form

If you wish to participate in any or all of the ceremonies, please complete the online registration form by Friday, March 24.  

Academic apparel ordering

All participations must wear academic apparel.  If you need to rent, please complete the order form by Friday, March 24. Please contact the Bookstore for rental information by calling 989-774-7493.

Bookstore hours

Faculty and Staff apparel may be picked up from the Bookstore Lower Level (UC 102) during the hours noted below:

Monday, May 18 a.m. - 5:30 p.m.
Tuesday, May 28 a.m. - 5:30 p.m.
Wednesday, May 38 a.m. - 5:30 p.m.
Thursday, May 48 a.m. - 3 p.m. 

Day of pick up locations, times, and rental return information will be posted here as updates become available. 


Parking permits, security credentials and ceremony instructions will be sent to you prior to commencement.