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The Basics & Info for 2024 Graduates:

Who: All Fall '23, Winter and Summer '24 graduates. Friends and family are also invited and encouraged to celebrate with us! 

  • RSVP will be sent to students. If you have any questions or need more tickets please reach out to

When: Friday, May 3rd, 12:30 pm 

Where: The Anderson Room, The Michigan Union. A reception will follow. Click here for directions

  • Note: The University ceremony will be held the next day; you and your guests may choose to attend either or both ceremonies. Click here for information about the Big House commencement. 

Parking for the Ceremony: All U-M parking lots and structures will be open to the public beginning at 9:00 am on Friday at no charge.  Handicap parking is available in all structures. For driving directions and campus walking maps visit the commencement website or the interactive campus map.

Linguistics Graduation Celebration

Join us in person to celebrate the graduating class of 2024!

Program of Events

Welcome Remarks
Prof. Acrisio Pires, Department Chair

Student Speakers
Thea Kendall-Green
Pristina Koon
Brennan Yaghmour

Awards for Graduating Students
Matt Alexander Award
Service to the Linguistics Department
Outstanding Pre-Speech and Hearing Senior
Outstanding Overall Senior in Linguistics

Introduction and Reading of Names

Closing Remarks
Prof. Patrice Speeter Beddor, Undergraduate Chair

Recognition of Graduates



Celebrating the Linguistics Class of 2023

Joining us remotely? On Thursday, April 26th at 12pm join us by clicking on the link below to view the livestreamed event.

Celebrating the Class of 2024

Watch the livestream of the ceremony on Friday, May 3rd.