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NMU Commencement

The May 2018 graduation ceremony will take place on Saturday, May 5 at 10:30 a.m. in the Superior Dome. Rehearsal will be held the day before at 2:15 p.m. in the Dome.

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Friends and family in the U.P. will also have the option to view the ceremony live on WNMU-TV Public TV 13. 

Speech-to-text service for the commencement ceremony is accessible live via smartphone or tablet at NMU Commencement Speech-to-Text.

Video on-demand will be available after the ceremony on NMU May 2018 Commencement

Commencement Speakers

Every commencement features a distinguished guest speaker as well as a graduating student speaker. The May 2018 distinguished guest speaker will be Michigan Governor Rick Snyder and the student speaker will be Alex Camarillo-Lugo.  See transcripts of previous distinguished guest speakers and previous graduating student speakers remarks. 

The May 2018 Commencement speakers will be student Alex Camarillo-Lugo and Michigan Governor Rick Snyder.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>

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Alumni Association

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Bookstore / bookstore@nmu.edu / 906-227-2480
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