Upcoming/Recent Ceremonies


Next Commencement: Dec 6 2014

Graduate 2

April 2014

Thank you to everyone for attending our Winter Commencement Ceremony on April 26, 2014.

A total of 2,762 graduates crossed the stage on April 26, 2014. There are more than 90,000 alumni who are Lakers for a Lifetime.

Morning Commencement Speaker
Lawrence J. Korb from the Center for American Progress

Afternoon Commencement Speaker
Naana Jane S. Opoku-Agyemang, Minister for Education in Ghana West Africa

To watch the recordings of the ceremonies, please visit our YouTube page. For the morning ceremony, click here. For the afternoon ceremony, click here.

Future Ceremony Dates

April 25, 2015 - Van Andel Arena, Grand Rapids, MI

10 a.m. Ceremony

Seidman College of Business
Seymour and Esther Padnos College of Engineering and Computing
College of Health Professions
College of Community and Public Service
Kirkhof College of Nursing

3 p.m. Ceremony

Graduate Programs (Education and CLAS)
Brooks College of Interdisciplinary Studies
College of Liberal Arts and Sciences (A - L)
College of Liberal Arts and Sciences (M - Z)

April 30, 2015 - Grand Traverse Resort, Acme, MI

Grand Traverse Resort, Acme, Michigan

6:00 p.m.

If you have questions relative to the commencement, please contact the Continuing Education Office in Traverse City at the toll free number
(888) 922-1785 or local number at (231) 995-1785.

You may also contact the Dean of Students Office on the Allendale campus at (616) 331-3585.