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Senior Day

 

December 19, 2014
1 p.m.
Michigan Theater
603 East Liberty Street 
Ann Arbor, MI 48104

Reception
Immediately Following
Robert B. Aikens Commons

 


 

Program

 

Prelude and Processional
Today's Brass Quintet

Welcome
Mark D. West
Dean and Nippon Life Professor of Law

Greetings
George Barchini
President, Law School Student Senate

Remarks
Luke Middleton
Member, Class of 2014

Address
John A.E. Pottow
John Philip Dawson Collegiate Professor of Law

Medley
Law School Headnotes

Introducation and Hooding of Graduates
Sherman J. Clark
Kirkland & Ellis Professor of Law

Mark K. Osbeck
Clinical Professor of Law, Legal Practice Program

Sarah C. Zearfoss
Senior Assistant Dean for Admissions, Financial Aid, and Career Planning

Presentation of Certificates of Membership in the Lawyers Club
David H. Baum
Assistant Dean for Student Affairs and Records

Darren Nealy
Director of Student Services

Recessional
Today's Brass Quintet

 


 
  
Senior Day is the Law School's ceremonial event for graduates. It is a wonderfully traditional graduation ceremony—caps and gowns are worn, special speakers give addresses, and graduates are individually recognized. Families, friends, and guests are, of course, welcome to attend the celebration.

We traditionally hold two Senior Day celebrations each year, one in December at the Michigan Theater, and one in May at Hill Auditorium.

Law School graduates are also welcome to participate in University commencement, also held in the winter and spring.

Graduates

Congratulations!

As Senior Day (MLaw commencement) nears, here is what you need to do to make sure your graduation day is successful.

  • Provide your guests with date, time, location, and venue.
  • RSVP for Senior Day ceremony and reception for yourself and guests planning to attend.
  • Rent academic attire. Pick-up will be at the Law School in the day(s) leading up to the ceremony.
  • Pick-up your graduation announcements. Each student gets one pack of complimentary announcements, which will be available before the event. An email will be sent to graduating students when the announcements are ready for pick-up.
  • Complete the Photo form.
  • Pre-order DVD, if desired.
  • Vote for student speaker for ceremony.
  • Attend Senior Celebration (more details to follow via email).
  • Review graduate instructions which will be emailed to you closer to the ceremony.

Note: Tickets are not required for guests or graduates attending Senior Day.

Guests

Congratulations parents, friends, and family of MLaw Graduates!

The following checklist will help to assure that you have a wonderful day during our festivities:

  • Visit the Ann Arbor Visitors’ Bureau website or for information on hotels and restaurants or the Ann Arbor Area Bed and Breakfast Association for alternative accommodations.
  • Make hotel reservations as soon as possible.
  • Make early arrangements for you or other guests needing wheelchair rental at one of the following locations: Wenk’s Prescription Shop (734-747-8080) or Wright & Filippis (734-975-6800).
  • Sign language interpretation is provided from stage right, and a section of guest seating near the stage is set aside for hearing-disabled guests.
  • Staff will be posted at the doors of the venue to assist those with mobility concerns.
  • Review maps and parking information.
  • Your graduate has been given information on pre-ordering a DVD of the ceremony. If you would like to purchase one directly, please call our office at 734-615-4535.

Note: Tickets are not required for guests or graduates attending Senior Day.

Future Dates

Saturday, May 9, 2015
2 p.m.
Hill Auditorium
825 N. University
Ann Arbor, MI 48109

Friday, December 18, 2015
Michigan Theater
1 p.m.
Michigan Theater
603 East Liberty Street 
Ann Arbor, MI 48104

Friday, May 6, 2016
  
4 p.m.
Hill Auditorium
825 N. University
Ann Arbor, MI 48109

Friday, December 16, 2016
Michigan Theater
1 p.m.
Michigan Theater
603 East Liberty Street 
Ann Arbor, MI 48104

Friday, May 5, 2017
4 p.m.
Hill Auditorium
825 N. University
Ann Arbor, MI 48109

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