Friends and family in the U.P. can watch the commencement ceremony live on WNMU-TV Public TV 13. If they are outside of the WNMU-TV viewing area, the ceremony will be streamed live online at December 2019 Commencement. Speech-to-text service will also be available.
Every commencement features a distinguished guest speaker as well as a graduating student speaker. The May 2019 commencement speaker was Senator Debbie Stabenow and the student speaker was Tristan Ruiz. See transcripts of previous distinguished guest speakers and previous graduating student speakers remarks.