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NMU Commencement

The December 2019 graduation ceremony will be held on Saturday, December 14 at 10:30 a.m. in the Superior Dome. Rehearsal will be held the day before at 2:15 p.m. in the Dome.

Live Stream

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.

Watch previous commencement broadcasts at video on-demand. 

Commencement Speakers

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. 

May 2019 commencement speaker, <a href="https://www.nmu.edu/commencement/senator-debbie-stabenow-may-2019">Sen. Debbie Stabenow</a>, and student speaker, <a href="https://www.nmu.edu/commencement/tristan-ruiz-may-2019">Tristan Ruiz</a>. Stay ahead of curve and follow the <a href="/commencement/ceremonychecklist">graduation checklist</a> to make sure that you have everything necessary to enjoy your day with friends and family. Purchase your academic regalia at the NMU Bookstore, located in the University Center. Friends and family of graduates should look for lodging in Marquette before graduation weekend to ensure a place to stay in the area. It’s never too early. To find a list of hotels in the area, visit the <a href="http://www.nmu.edu/admissions/node/114">accommodations website.</a>

Quick links

Alumni Association

Graduation doesn’t mean goodbye. Learn about NMU E-mail for Life, discounts and benefits available to NMU alumni, and how to stay connected at www.nmu.edu/newgrad.

Contact Us

Bookstore / bookstore@nmu.edu / 906-227-2480
Registrar’s Office / records@nmu.edu / 906-227-2258
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