Prelude and ProcessionalToday's Brass with Tympani
WelcomeMark D. WestDean and Nippon Life Professor of Law
MedleyLaw School Headnotes*Please stand during the alma mater.
Introduction and Hooding of Graduates
Presentation of Certificates of Membership in the Lawyers Club
RecessionalToday's Brass with Tympani
As Senior Day (Michigan Law commencement) nears, here is what you need to do to make sure your graduation day is successful.
Note: Tickets are not required for guests or graduates attending Senior Day.
Congratulations parents, friends, and family of Michigan Law graduates!
The following checklist will help to assure that you have a wonderful day during our festivities:
Sign language interpretation is provided from stage right.
Friday, May 5, 20174 p.m.Hill Auditorium825 North University Avenue Ann Arbor, MI 48109
Friday, December 22, 20171 p.m.Michigan Theater603 East Liberty StreetAnn Arbor, MI 48104
Q: Where/how do I rent my academic attire? A: Everything you need to know about renting and returning your attire is listed here.
Q: Will a photographer be on hand at Senior Day to take my photo? A: Yes. A professional photographer will take individual photos of you and you will have the option to purchase them at a later date. The photographer will also take a class photo, which will be sent to you as a gift from the Alumni Relations Office. We also video record the ceremony. The video will be posted to the Michigan Law website within a couple of weeks after the ceremony.
Q: What size is the diploma? A: 11" x 14"
Q: Will students receive their diplomas at the Senior Day ceremony? A: No. Diplomas will be mailed to the student's permanent address in the weeks following the ceremony.
Q: Do I need to RSVP for Senior Day? A: Yes. The graduate should RSVP for him/herself and any guests who will be attending with them. Please RSVP here.
Q: Are tickets required to attend Senior Day? A: Tickets are not required. All guests will be able to secure a seat. However, every graduate should RSVP (see above).
Q: Is the Senior Day venue accessible by those with mobility concerns? A: Yes. Upon their arrival at the venue, guests with mobility concerns should find a staff member, who will be able to assist with seating arrangements.
Q: Will the Law School provide wheelchairs or special parking for those with mobility concerns? A: No. Please make early arrangements for guests needing wheelchair rental at Hometown Pharmacy (734.747.8080) or Wright & Filippis (734.975.6800). Please review maps and parking information ahead of time in order to identify appropriate places to park.
Q: How long will the ceremony take? A: Generally, December Senior Day ceremonies last about 2 hours, and May Senior Day ceremonies last about 2.5 hours.
Q: What time must graduates arrive at the theater/auditorium? A: Graduates must arrive 1 hour ahead of the ceremony start time. All graduates will receive detailed instructions via email in the weeks prior to Senior Day.
Q: Where is the Senior Day venue? A: December Senior Day is held at the Michigan Theater, located at 603 E. Liberty Street, Ann Arbor (about a 10-minute walk north of the Law Quad). May Senior Day is held at Hill Auditorium, located at 825 N. University Avenue (about a seven-minute walk north of the Law Quad).
Q: Which hotels are closest to the venue? A: There are many hotels near campus, and some are within walking distance. Please see U-M's campus info web page here for a brief listing. Performing a web search of "Ann Arbor hotels near University of Michigan" also will provide you with a number of options.
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