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 can be streamed live online at May 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 December 2018 commencement speaker was Dr. Gary Brunswick and the student speaker was Liberty A. Turner. See transcripts of previous distinguished guest speakers and previous graduating student speakers remarks.