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Commencement Ceremony

Saturday, May 5, 2018

USA Hockey Arena
14900 Beck Road
Plymouth, MI 48170

If you have any questions or special needs, please call the Records Office at 734-462-4677. Handicapped seating and parking will be available at USA Hockey Arena.

Important Information for Graduates

  • Arrive at USA Hockey Arena, one hour before ceremony start time, wearing cap, gown and tassel.
  • The tassel is worn on the right before you graduate.
  • Volunteers will be there to guide you to the lower level.
  • Commencement programs will already be on your chair. 

Upon arrival graduates should proceed to the lower level of USA Hockey Arena to check in and line up for the procession.


For the Saturday ceremony, there will be a professional photographer present to take each graduate's picture. Graduates have the option of purchasing these photos. There will be a DVD of the ceremony available for sale in the Livonia bookstore for $15 one week after the Commencement.


Flowers will be available for sale outside USA Hockey Arena. You can also purchase and reserve flowers ahead of time for purchase at Commencement.

Pre-Order Flowers

Live Broadcast

Unable to attend the ceremony? The 2017 Commencement Ceremony will be broadcast live.

2017 Commencement Ceremony - Live Broadcast (May 6)

Graduation FAQ

2016 Commencement Ceremony Highlights

Watch the 2016 Commencement Ceremony

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