December Ceremony

December Ceremony

December 2016 Commencement 
Saturday, December 17

Location: Ewigleben Sports Complex

December 2016 Ceremonies 


10 a.m.

(Convocation Center opens at 9 a.m.)

College of Business 

College of Health Professions


1:30 p.m.

(Convocation Center opens at 12:30 p.m.)

College of Arts & Sciences 

College of Education & Human Services

College of Engineering Technology



All students who plan to participate in December Commencement will receive seven (7) tickets. 

The Commencement office and College Commencement Coordinators do not distribute extra tickets.  Lost tickets will not be replaced.

Guests without tickets may watch the ceremony via a live stream on the Commencement web site or from the alternative viewing room located in the Ewigleben Sports Complex, where the ceremony can be viewed on a large screen.

For Special Accommodations information click here.


Students graduating in Ferris Statewide (Off-Campus Locations) & Online Students who wish to participate in the Big Rapids ceremony will walk with their affiliated college. If you are interested in attending a ceremony please contact your college's Commencement CoordinatorFollow this link for more information.

The Michigan College of Optometry,College of Pharmacy and the Doctorate in Community College Leadership only participate in May Commencement Ceremonies.