December 13, 2023

Wayne State commencement ceremonies celebrate class of 2023, Saturday, Dec. 16

WHAT: Approximately 2,450 students will conclude 2023 as graduates of Wayne State University and will have an opportunity to participate in a series of in-person commencement ceremonies.

WHEN: The ceremonies will be held at 9 a.m., 2 p.m. and 7 p.m. on Saturday, Dec. 16. See below for a full commencement ceremony schedule. Each ceremony will last approximately 60 to 90 minutes. Media planning to attend the ceremonies are asked to RSVP by emailing Matt Lockwood at

WHERE: The Wayne State Fieldhouse, 1290 W. Warren Avenue, Detroit

PARKING: Complimentary parking will be available in Lot 50, located at 1200 W. Warren Avenue, and Structure 2, located at 5150 John C. Lodge

STREAMING: A livestream of the celebrations will be available for viewing on the commencement website during each ceremony. Commencement Ceremony Schedule:

Two male graduates smile for the camera during the spring 2023 commencements.Ceremony I – 9 a.m.
College of Fine, Performing and Communication Arts
College of Liberal Arts and Sciences

Ceremony II – 2 p.m.
College of Education
College of Engineering
School of Information Sciences
School of Medicine
Eugene Applebaum College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences

Ceremony III – 7 p.m.
Mike Ilitch School of Business
School of Social Work
College of Nursing


Matt Lockwood
Phone: 248-622-8060

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