Media Advisory: NMU Commencement

Tuesday 2, 2017

Northern Michigan University’s commencement ceremony will be held at 10:30 a.m. Saturday, May 6, in the Superior Dome. Of the 1,122 students eligible to graduate, 883 are expected to participate in the ceremony.

We kindly request that media covering commencement obtain a media credential in advance from Derek Hall in the NMU Marketing and Communications Office by calling 227-2720.

The keynote speaker is Jason Jennings. The student speaker is Jeulani Gahiji, an entrepreneurship major from Chicago. Music education major Richard Frankowski of Mundelein, Ill., will serve as soloist at the ceremony, leading the audience in “The Star-Spangled Banner” and “Hail, Northern.”

Commencement will be broadcast live on WNMU Public TV and via free streaming video via a link from this website: 

Kristi Evans
News Director