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Spring 2024 Graduation and Commencement Information

Thursday, May 9, 2024

The Aretha Franklin Amphitheatre (2600 Atwater Street, Detroit, MI 48207)

Doors open at 3 pm EST | Ceremony begins: 3:30 pm EST

Graduates are to arrive at 1:30 pm for rehearsal.

The ceremony lasts approximately two hours. Graduates are asked to stay for the entire ceremony. Tickets are no longer required for the May Commencement ceremony.

欢迎毕业生将他们的毕业典礼嘉宾带到CCS的两个校区:福特校区(201 E Kirby St, Detroit, MI 48202) and the Taubman Center (460 W Baltimore, Detroit, MI 48202) for a reception and Exhibition preview, from 6 pm – 9 pm. Light hors d’oeuvres and soft drinks will be provided. Tickets are not required for the reception.

Graduation Application for Degree

To be eligible to graduate, you must complete a graduation application, and apply prior to the JANUARY 31, 2024 deadline. 检查CCS学术日历公布的最后期限为预期的毕业学期.

The graduation application fee is $50.00 (for both Undergraduate and Graduate students.) Questions regarding the graduation application, or diploma, can be directed to the Registrar’s Office during business hours, 9 am – 4 pm; 313-664-7672; [email protected].

参加毕业典礼的毕业生必须通过网上购物网站购买徽章 CCS BOOKSTORE 网页(按“校风”标签)或参阅下文“文凭框架的附加资料”, Class Rings, Alumni Spirit Wear” to place regalia order.

从1月8日开始,到2月21日结束,学生们将负责在网上订购他们的徽章.

有关徽章或毕业典礼细节的问题,可在办公时间内向学生事务处提出, 9 am – 4 pm; 313.664.7879; [email protected]. 学生必须通过注册办公室申请毕业,以确认学位/课程的完成和/或参加毕业典礼.

Additional Information

Venue

The Aretha Franklin Amphitheatre

2600 Atwater Street, Detroit, MI 48207

Parking is directly north across Atwater St. from the venue in a surface lot. Expect to pay $15 per car. Carpooling is encouraged.

*** This is where students and guests park. ***

Important weather note: The venue is outside, although covered. Please plan and dress for the weather. 万一下雨,毕业生们就不会站在雨中了.

Parking at/ near venues is available; guests should anticipate paying for parking. Carpooling is encouraged.

THURSDAY, MAY 9, 2024

Doors open at 3 pm EST | Ceremony begins: 3:30 pm EST

Graduates are to arrive at 1:30 pm for rehearsal. Doors will open at 3 pm for guests; and the ceremony starts at 3:30 pm. The ceremony lasts approximately two hours. Graduates are asked to stay for the entire ceremony. Tickets are no longer required for the May Commencement ceremony.

Each graduate may invite 10 guests to attend the Commencement ceremony. 由于场地容量限制,邀请10人以上的客人可通过电子邮件发送至 [email protected].

Student Speaker Application

Application deadline: April 3rd.

CCS有一个传统,就是让一名毕业生代表毕业班在毕业典礼上发言. If you would like to apply, request an application by emailing [email protected].

Graduates with Mobility Limitations 
If a graduate has a mobility impairment (wheelchair, crutches, etc.) or is hearing impaired, please notify the Student Affairs Office during business hours, 9 am – 4 pm, at 313.664.7879 or [email protected].

Wheelchair/Mobility-Limitation Seating
CCS和举办毕业典礼的场地不为来宾提供轮椅. 我们鼓励行动不便或行走困难的客人自备轮椅.
坐在轮椅上的客人应向会场引座员寻求帮助,以便进入指定的座位区. Every effort will be made to try and seat guests together; however, accessible seating is limited and, due to space constraints, 陪同人员可能无法陪同客人到特殊座位区.

Commencement will be live-streamed for those who cannot attend in person.

First Aid 
First aid is available during all ceremonies. 如有需要,请与工作人员或场地引座员联系.

Tickets

5月份的毕业生,每个毕业生可以邀请10位嘉宾参加毕业典礼. Guests are not required to have tickets. 由于场地容量限制,邀请10人以上的客人可通过电子邮件发送至 [email protected].

对于12月份的毕业生,每位毕业生将为他们的客人获得10张门票. 由于场地容量规定,额外的购票请求可以通过电子邮件发送到 [email protected]. Graduating students will not need a ticket for the ceremony. Please plan to distribute tickets to guests ahead of time; graduates will not be able to meet guests at the entrance to give them tickets. There is also no will-call option. Tickets will be handed out at the cap and gown pickup.

Regalia (Cap & Gown)

Order Regalia (Student responsibility)
January 8 – February 21 | Online ordering available 24/7
参加毕业典礼的毕业生必须通过网上购物网站购买徽章 CCS BOOKSTORE (click the School Spirit tab.) Ordering website available January 8 – February 21.

Pick Up Regalia
April 15 – May 8 | Monday – Friday; 9 am – 4 pm
Location of Pick up: Student Affairs Office (2nd Floor); Yamasaki Building; Ford Campus

有关徽章的问题可在办公时间内直接向学生事务处提出, 9 am – 4 pm; 313.664.7879; [email protected].

Diplomas

For May graduates, 在毕业典礼上,每位毕业生都会获得一个文凭封面,以纪念这一时刻. Diplomas will be available for pick up in person May 13 – 17; during office hours (9 am – 4 pm) in the Yamasaki Building on the Ford campus. 如果未被领取,将在毕业典礼后六周内邮寄到档案地址. 持有帐户的学生将不会获得文凭(见自助服务通知).)

For December graduates, 在毕业典礼上,每位毕业生都会获得一个文凭封面,以纪念这一时刻. 正式毕业证书将于1月下旬邮寄到毕业申请上提供的地址. 持有帐户的学生将不会获得文凭(见自助服务通知).)

Questions regarding the diploma and certificates, or ordering a replacement diploma or certificates, can be directed to the Registrar’s office at 313-664-7672; [email protected].

Reception

欢迎毕业生们带着他们的毕业典礼嘉宾来到CCS的两个校区:福特校区(201 E Kirby St, Detroit, MI 48202) and the Taubman Center (460 W Baltimore, Detroit, MI 48202) for a reception and Exhibition preview, from 6 pm – 9 pm. Light hors d’oeuvres and soft drinks will be provided. Tickets are not required for the reception.

12月份的毕业生将在毕业典礼后举行现场招待会. Tickets are not required for the reception.

Live Streaming

CCS预计毕业典礼将在可能的情况下进行直播. 仪式当天开始时,将在会场网站上提供链接. 场地限制可能会影响CCS提供直播选项的能力.

Accessibility

Graduates with Mobility Limitations

If a graduate has a mobility impairment (wheelchair, crutches, etc.) or is hearing impaired, please notify the Student Affairs Office during business hours, 9 am – 4 pm, at 313.664.7879 or [email protected].

Wheelchair/ Mobility Limitation Seating

CCS和举办毕业典礼的场地不为来宾提供轮椅. 我们鼓励行动不便或行走困难的客人自备轮椅.

坐在轮椅上的客人应向会场引座员寻求帮助,以便进入指定的座位区. Every effort will be made to try and seat guests together; however, accessible seating is limited and, due to space constraints, 陪同人员可能无法陪同客人到特殊座位区.

Commencement will be live streamed, 仪式当天开始时,将在会场网站上提供链接.

First Aid

First aid is available during all ceremonies. 如有需要,请与工作人员或场地引座员联系.

Diploma Frames, Class Rings, Alumni Spirit Wear

Visit the CCS Bookstore, online (click the School Spirit tab) or in person, to purchase diploma frames, class rings and alumni swag.

创意研究学院(CCS)书店位于陶布曼中心(TC) (460 W巴尔的摩), Detroit, MI 48202) 313.664.1160. Visit the CCS BOOKSTORE website for hours. 街道停车场或CCS停车场结构位于中心对面的街道上.

The CCS Bookstore is open to the public.

Office of Student Affairs

Second Floor – Yamasaki Building
313.664.7879
[email protected]