Date: Tuesday, June 7, 2022
Time: 1 - 3 p.m.
Place: Fox Theatre
2211 Woodward Avenue
Detroit, MI 48201
We ask that you arrive at the Fox Theatre no later than 12:30 p.m. All Faculty must use the entrance located on Montcalm St. This entrance is located directly across from the Fox Theatre parking structure. Academic Regalia will be delivered directly to the Fox Theatre. There will be staff there to assist you with robing. After you have picked up your regalia and are properly robed, you will be seated until the procession begins. All faculty must be robed and in the line of march no later than 12:50 p.m.
RSVP and academic regalia
If you would like to participate in the commencement ceremony RSVP here: Commencement RSVP Form (Faculty/Administration ONLY)
Ordering instructions are contained within the RSVP form. All academic regalia orders must be placed by May 6th and will be delivered to the Fox Theatre.
Health and safety guidelines
Before arriving at the Fox Theatre, graduates/faculty will be required to complete the Campus Daily Screener, and all guests (including children) must complete the Guest Campus Screener. Masks are optional at this time.
Campus Health has the authority to reduce crowd size if deemed necessary. Requirements will be updated regularly to be consistent with current science and the latest health and safety recommendations.
Directions, traffic and parking
The Fox Theatre is located at 2211 Woodward Avenue, across from Comerica Park.
Expect busier-than-usual conditions on the freeways and surface streets near the Fox Theatre before and after the ceremony. You are encouraged to arrive early to reduce traffic congestion.
Before you leave for Commencement, visit michigan.gov/mdot to check for closures and detours. On your way to the Fox Theater, tune in to WWJ-AM 950 for current traffic information.
Shuttle service to and from the Fox Theatre will be available. This year we have reserved threeshuttle buses that will transport the faculty to the Fox Theatre beginning at 11:45 a.m. The shuttles will depart from the driveway between Scott Hall and the Lande Research Building. The shuttles will return you to Scott Hall immediately following the commencement ceremony.
General parking for Commencement will be available in the Fox Theater Parking Structure. The structure is located at 50 W. Montcalm, between Woodward Avenue and Park, just south of I-75 (Fisher Freeway). There is a $10 per vehicle charge for parking in the structure.
There are also several surface lots in the immediate area.
Handicapped parking is also available in the Fox Theater structure. These parking spots are available on a first- come, first-served basis to guest with the appropriate disabled permit and a state-issued license plate or placard.