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Cooley Graduation


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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. Graduates can find out more ceremony details on Cooley Connect

December 2023 Graduation Commencement



Friday, December 15, 2023, 1:00 p.m.

Michigan State University, Wharton Center, Pasant Theatre


Saturday, December 16, 2023, 3:30 p.m.

Cooley Law School - Tampa Bay, Campus Auditorium

WMU-Cooley Graduation

Tickets & Accommodations

Tickets are required for each graduation. 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 & Livestreaming

A professional photographer will take photos of graduates as they receive 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. Graduations will be Livestreamed for both Michigan and Florida and will be shared a week before the ceremonies.  

Michigan Travel Information

Go to the following links to find area Airports: Lansing | Detroit | Grand Rapids | Flint

Click here for local Hotels
Click here for Real-Time National Airport Status

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].