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NMU Commencement

The commencement ceremony scheduled for May 2 has been postponed and will be rescheduled for a future date that will be announced when details are finalized.

Congratulations to the Class of May 2020

NMU will be celebrating its May 2020 graduating class in-person at a TBD date. For now, you can view the complete list of our graduates here on our website.


Commencement Speakers

Every commencement features a distinguished guest speaker as well as a graduating student speaker. The December 2019 commencement speaker was Scott Jordan, PhD and the student speaker was Connor Loftus.  See names of previous distinguished guest speakers and previous graduating student speakers

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. December 2019 commencement speaker, <a href="https://www.nmu.edu/commencement/dr-scott-jordan-december-2019">Scott Jordan, PhD</a>, and student speaker, <a href="https://www.nmu.edu/commencement/connor-loftus-december-2019">Connor Loftus</a>.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

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 / degaudit@nmu.edu / 906-227-2257