December 2021 Commencement

We are pleased to announce that EMU will hold an in-person commencement ceremony on Sunday, December 19, 2021. Students who graduated in August 2021 or have been approved to graduate in December 2021 are eligible to participate in this commencement ceremony.

Graduates from the College of Business, GameAbove College of Engineering & Technology, and the College of Health & Human Services will participate in the 9:30 a.m. ceremony.

Graduates from the College of Arts & Sciences and the College of Education will participate in the 1:30 p.m. ceremony.

See our information for graduates page to learn more.

Apply to Graduate

Visit your my.emich account, choose the “Student” tab, choose the “Student Records” link, and then click the “Apply to Graduate” link and complete the steps. You will be notified by Records and Registration when your application has been approved. This step must be done in order for a degree to be granted, regardless of whether you plan to participate in the ceremony.

Register to Participate in the Ceremony

If you plan to participate in the December ceremony, you must register to participate by using this registration link. Registration will remain open until Friday, December 10, but early registration is encouraged.

COVID Protocols for Guests, Faculty and Students

Masks must be worn at all times regardless of vaccine status. Masks must cover your face and mouth. We strongly encourage families to leave some space between themselves and other families, if possible.

Send a Shoutout to Graduates

Say "congratulations" to your graduate by leaving a congratulatory message on our Padlet wall. Learn how to leave a message here.