Be present for the campus-wide University of Michigan Winter Commencement, where undergraduates and masters degree recipients process onto the stage, PhD candidates process across the stage, and honorary degrees are conferred.
We’ll celebrate the Classes of 2021 with a heartfelt set of virtual events and online tributes, including opportunities for families and friends to come together, meet our faculty and staff, and congratulate their graduates.
Join us for a virtual Open House—part of our 2021 commencement celebrations! This informal gathering is an opportunity for graduates to introduce their families and friends to Ford School faculty, staff, and fellow students.
Graduating Fordies: Come by for your commencement party in a bag, including yard signs, pompoms, balloons, and more! Appointments required. See details for registration information and health and safety expectations.
This year marks the 100th anniversary of the founding of the Gerald R. Ford School of Public Policy. The Charge to the Class will be delivered by U.S. Senator Carl Levin (D-MI). This event is to be web streamed.
Coming back to Ann Arbor for Homecoming? Plan to stop by the Ford School Alumni Open House! All Ford School alumni are invited to enjoy snacks and socialize in the Graduate Career Services and Alumni Relations suite on Friday, October 4, anytime between 1 and 4 p.m. We look forward to seeing you! If you plan to attend, please e-mail Elisabeth Johnston, alumni relations manager. Her contact information is listed below.