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Pomp and Circumstance

It's the big day. A feeling unlike any other, and here in the the Commencement Office we share your excitement. Our office has been celebrating graduation ceremonies and convocations since 1912. In the months leading up to graduation, look for important communication messages arriving from us to you via your UofM email. We recommend checking your email regularly so you do not miss a single step in the Four-Steps to Graduation process. If you are eager to learn more Commencement details, click through our website. If you have a question or concern you want to share in person, we are located in 101 Brister Hall. 

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SUNDAY, December 13, 2015

12:00 pm: Law School, College of Arts & Sciences, Communication and Fine Arts, and University College and Doctoral Candidates for these colleges.

 4:30 pm: Business, Kemmons Wilson, Education, Engineering, Nursing, School of Public Health and School of Communication Sciences and Disorders and Doctoral Candidates for these colleges and schools.

  • Arrive ONE hour prior to the event start for lineup.
  • Event will be held at the FedExForum. No tickets are required.


Cap and gown distribution 

Thursday, December 10, 2015-8:30 AM-6:00 PM & Friday, December 11, 2015-8:30 AM-4:00 PM

  • University Center Ballroom 
  • Show an electronic copy (via phone) or hard copy (printed, if preferred) of Step 4: Required Graduation Form Submission (The Attendance/Non-Attendance Form)