Northern Michigan University's spring commencement will be held at 10:30 a.m. Saturday, May 6, in the Superior Dome. For more details and the speakers/honorary degree recipients, visit nmu.edu/commencement. Media wishing to cover the event can obtain credentials from Derek Hall at firstname.lastname@example.org. There are 1,012 undergrad and graduate students eligible to graduate in May, and the 879 who will participate in the ceremony include both May and August 2023 grads.
At 2 p.m. Saturday in Jamrich 1100, the NMU Wildcat Battalion will induct nine new second lieutenants at a commissioning ceremony. Below are other commencement-related activities being held in advance:
-Graduating nurses will have their pinning ceremony at 4:30 p.m., Friday, May 5, in Jamrich 1100. The ceremony is open to the public, and 35 of the 36 graduates will attend.
-A lavender ceremony will celebrate the achievements of LGBTQ+ graduates from 6-8 p.m. Thursday, May 4, in Forest Roberts Theatre.
-A multicultural ceremony recognizing the graduation and accomplishments of students of color and international students will be held at 6 p.m., Wednesday, May 3, in Forest Roberts Theatre.