What to expect when you’re expecting … to graduate


Ranit Karmakar

Spring Commencement will take place Saturday, April 30.

Maia Barnhart, Lode Writer

Congratulations, graduates! As the countdown clock on MTU’s website says, you are 16 (15 when this is printed) days away from commencement! This article will outline what you can expect at this year’s commencement ceremony. 

The Midyear Commencement will begin at 10:30 a.m. on Saturday, Dec. 18 in the Varsity Gymnasium of the Student Development Complex. Graduates should arrive no later than 9:30 a.m. Parking is on a first come, first served basis for both graduates and guests. 

The Commencement Ceremony will last approximately two hours. A ticket is required for guest entry, though guests may also opt to watch the ceremony online. Graduating students may be eligible for up to four guest tickets, free of charge. All graduates and their guests will have their belongings searched prior to the event. For more information, visit mtu.edu/commencement