Graduates should arrive no later than 1 p.m.
Doors open for public seating at 12 p.m. Ceremony begins at 3 p.m. and will last approximately 2 hours.
All students will receive 7 tickets. Other tickets will be provided on a first-come, first-serve basis. If you or your guests need special accommodations to attend graduation, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
Make sure to complete all of your paperwork by visiting the Graduation page (Student Services > Graduation) in the Cooley Portal.
Copy this URL [http://www.cooley.edu/graduation] and email to your family and friends. This page contains helpful links to information they will find useful in planning their trip and attending the ceremony.
A professional photographer will be taking pictures of graduates as they receive their diploma. Each graduate will be mailed a complimentary copy of his/her photo along with information on how to order additional copies.
The photographer will also be available immediately following the commencement ceremony for individual & family photo sessions. Caps and gowns will be made available for these photo opportunities.
The graduation ceremony will also be video recorded.
Composer: The Hon. Thomas E. Brennan, Founder and former Dean and President
The Cooley Alma Mater is sung at each graduation. Download the words for the Alma Mater.
Questions regarding the Graduation ceremony can be directed to the Student Services Office, 8th floor, Cooley Center, (517) 371-5140, ext. 2846 or email@example.com.
September 2013 Graduation
The William Johnson Class commencement was September 22, 2013 at the Wharton Center, East Lansing, MI.
Valedictory Speaker: Shane Hilyard
Guest Speaker - Canadian Attorney and Toronto Foreign Study Director James C. Morton [Remarks - PDF]