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CANCELLED: Taubman College Commencement Ceremony 2020

In response to the COVID-19 Spread, the University of Michigan is cancelling all Spring 2020 Commencement activities. We know that this is very disappointing to many, and we are looking at ways to celebrate 2020 graduates in the future.



Be present as the Dean, Program Chairs, and Faculty confer all Taubman College Bachelors, Masters, and Doctor of Philosophy degrees.

10:00am - Graduates should arrive to the steps of Hill Auditorium for a class photo
10:15am - Guests requiring disability seating may arrive early (please email Katee Cole if this applies to you or any of your guests)
10:30am - Doors open for guest seating
11:00am - Graduate procession begins
1:00pm - Dean's Reception in Ingalls Mall (grove outside of Hill Auditorium)

Academic attire is required for all students participating in the commencement ceremonies listed above. Attire can be purchased at three Ann Arbor locations below. Beginning in mid-March, academic attire may be purchased at all four locations listed.

Barnes and Noble @ University of Michigan
530 South State Street
(734) 995-8877

Barnes and Noble @ North Campus
2101 Bonisteel Boulevard
(734) 668-6022

Ulrich’s Bookstore
549 East University Avenue
(734) 662-3201

Michiganensian Yearbook
420 Maynard Street
(734) 418-4115 x1247

Tickets are not required for the Taubman College ceremony on May 3.

The gates to all structures on Central Campus will be open on Sunday, May 3. Parking enforcement to these structures will be suspended through Sunday evening. In addition, all University parking areas/surface lots on Central, North, and South Campuses will have suspended parking enforcement on Sunday, and guests will be welcome to park in any available unrestricted blue, orange, and yellow parking spaces.

Our photographer will take a class photograph on the steps of Hill Auditorium at 10:00am. Graduation Foto will also take a photograph of each student as they cross the stage and as they leave the stage. They will provide color proofs to you if you provide your address (there is no charge and no obligation to purchase).

All graduating students and their families are invited to join for a reception hosted by Dean Jonathan Massey, which will immediately follow the ceremony under a tent in the grove area behind Hill Auditorium.

If you have any questions regarding the 2020 Taubman College Commencement activities, please email Katee Cole at kateej@umich.edu or call 734-763-6518.

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