seniors will don caps and gowns today at Eastern Michigan University's Concovation Center as graduation ceremonies get under way.
The festivities begin at the center, located at 799 N. Hewitt in Ypsilanti, beginning with grads, who walk at 11 a.m. grads walk at 2 p.m., while grads will walk at 5 p.m.
Tickets must be purchased before commencement
Each senior who filed proper paperwork should have received two complimentary tickets, according to the Plymouth-Canton district website.
Additional tickets were available by contacting the Eastern Michigan University offices. All attendees over the age of five must have a ticket, and all tickets must be purchased before the event. No tickets will be made available at the event.
For other questions regarding ticket sales, contact Eastern Michigan University at (734) 487-2282.
Printed diplomas will be sent by end of July
Blank diplomas are used for the ceremony, the district website said. Diplomas and report cards are mailed from the General Office to all graduating seniors by the end of July.
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