Happy Days

Your Graduation Day is a proud day for you and everyone who has supported you along your law school journey. Smile.


Graduation is one of the most important days in the life of a law student. It's a day of memories and emotion to last a lifetime. Review the details and helpful information below.

Samuel Freeman Miller Class Graduation


Saturday, August 17, 2019, 1 p.m.
Marshall Center
Tampa, Florida


Sunday, September 29, 1 p.m.
Wharton Center
Michigan State University

David Davis Class Graduation


Saturday, January 18, 2020, 1 p.m.
USF Music Hall
Tampa, Florida


Sunday, January 26, 2020, 1 p.m.
Wharton Center
Michigan State University

Graduates should arrive no later than noon. Doors open for public seating at 11:30 a.m. Ceremony begins at 1 p.m. and will last approximately two hours.


Complete all of your paperwork by visiting the Graduation page located on the WMU-Cooley Portal here.

Tickets & Accommodations

Tickets are required for this graduation and graduates will be emailed before the ceremony to assess the number of tickets required. Seating is on a first come first served basis.

If you or your guests need special accommodations to attend graduation, please contact ESS at [email protected] here.

Photos & Video

A professional photographer will be taking photos of graduates receiving their diploma during the ceremony. Each graduate will be mailed a complimentary copy of his or her photo, along with information on how to order additional copies. In addition, the graduation ceremony will be recorded and a downloadable file will be available for purchase following the ceremony from the WMU-Cooley Law Bookstore.

Michigan Travel Information

Go to the following links to find area Airports: Lansing | Detroit | Grand Rapids | Flint
Click here for local Florists
Click here for local Hotels
Click here for Real-Time National Airport Status
Click here for local Restaurants

Florida Travel Information

Go to the following links to find area airports: Tampa International
Click here for local Hotels
Click here for local Real-Time National Airport Status
Click here for local Restaurants


Questions regarding the Graduation ceremony can be directed to the Student Services Office at (517) 371-5140, ext. 2846 or [email protected].


WMU-Cooley Law School
300 South Capitol Avenue
Lansing, Michigan 48933 
(517) 371-5140

Click here for a full sitemap

Click here for ABA-required disclosures

Get Adobe Acrobat Reader
Get Adobe Acrobat Reader


Western Michigan University Thomas M. Cooley Law School is an independent, private, non-profit educational institution affiliated with Western Michigan University. As an independent institution, the Law School is solely responsible for its academic program. Accredited by the American Bar Association and the Higher Learning Commission. In corde hominem est anima legis.

Read non-discrimination policy


WMU Cooley Logo
In corde hominem est anima legis.

© 2019 WMU Cooley Law School