Rackham Graduate Exercises
Date: April 28, 2017
Time: 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
Location: Hill Auditorium, 825 N University Ave, Ann Arbor, MI 48109
Tickets: Tickets are not required for general seating at Rackham Graduate Exercises.
Since most main floor seating in Hill Auditorium is reserved for the graduates, we recommend that families and guests plan to sit in the first or second balconies.
Commencement Day Schedule
Rackham Graduate Exercises begin with an academic procession from the Rackham Building to Hill Auditorium.
At 8:45 a.m., graduates and candidates gather in the Rackham Auditorium, where faculty marshals and event staff will help them prepare for the procession.
- 8:45 a.m. Assemble at Rackham Auditorium to prepare for procession to Hill Auditorium
- 9:15 a.m. Instructions announced
- 9:30 a.m. Procession begins
Beginning at 9:15 a.m., families and guests may enter Hill Auditorium through the front and side lobby doors. All guests are asked to be seated by 9:45 a.m.
Since most seats on the main floor are reserved for graduates, family members and other guests should plan to sit in the first or second balconies.
In consideration of graduates and their guests, we ask that you mute all cell phones and other mobile devices. Restless children should be taken to the lobby—where a live audio feed of the entire event will be available.
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