Let's Graduate!

Get Graduation Ready by Attending Grad Expo
Get yourself ready for graduation and commencement by attending Grad Expo at the Welcome Center and Barnes & Noble Bookstore from 9 a.m.-7 p.m. November 3, 4 and 5. At Grad Expo, you can pick up your commencement tickets, purchase your cap and gown and join the alumni association
For more information, click here or call (313) 577-2414. 
Join the alumni for $10 for 2 years and receive a gift
Joining the alumni association is a great way to stay connected to Wayne State after your graduation. If that’s not reason enough, here are some more:  
  1. Wayne State pride
  2. Career resources
  3. Networking
  4. Graduate School application fee waiver
  5. Volunteer opportunities
  6. Events
  7. Discounts
  8. Gift
  9. Wayne State magazine and Generation Wayne e-newsletter
  10. Free use of Matthaei facilities and university libraries  
Join today for $10 and receive a T-shirt, license plate frame or print of Old Main. Click here and become a member today! 
Commencement 2009

December 2009 Commencement Ceremony Schedule

Saturday, December 12, 2009

10 a.m. School of Library and Information Science, College of Nursing, School of Medicine (Ph.D. and master’s degree candidates), Eugene Applebaum College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences, School of Social Work

3 p.m. College of Liberal Arts & Sciences

Sunday, December 13, 2009

10 a.m. College of Education, College of Fine, Performing and Communication Arts

3 p.m. School of Business Administration, College of Engineering

For more information,
click here

Show Off your Diploma

You’ve worked hard for your diploma and you deserve to show it off. Purchase a Wayne State diploma frame, which includes a double mat in green and gold and a full-color reproduction of the watercolor Old Main by artist and alum William A. Bostick, '54. Click here for more info.

Career Corner
The Wayne State University Career Services office offers programs and services that can help you in your career development. Click here for a list of upcoming workshops, events and job fairs. Counselors are available to meet and assist you in a variety of areas such as resume writing, interview skills and networking. To make an appointment and learn more about what Career Services can do for you, visit www.careerservices.wayne.edu.
School of Business Administration students are welcome to visit the School of Business Administration Career Planning and Placement Office for assistance. In addition, visit WayneBizCareers.com, the custom online recruiting system available to Wayne State business students, alumni and employers. Use it to post resumes and search for potential employers and employment opportunities. It also includes a calendar of workshops, on-campus interviews, annual career fairs and company recruiting events. 

Learn How to Lead from Today’s Leaders
The Wayne State University Alumni Association and Dean of Students Office co-sponsor a series of discussions for current Wayne State students titled “Lessons in Leadership,” featuring former students who are now leaders in the business, healthcare, education and government communities. These lectures allow you to listen and learn from alumni in the business, education and healthcare fields, to name a few, who not long ago were in your position. You will have to the opportunity to discuss with these leaders their leadership experiences and the role leadership plays in the work they do every day. 
All current Wayne State students are invited to attend the upcoming “Lessons in Leadership” lecture from 5-6 p.m. November 11 with N. Charles Anderson, president/CEO of Detroit Urban League. Click here for more information or to make a reservation. 

What to do Before You Graduate
Before you graduate, make sure to take advantage of everything college has to offer. Click here for some tips. 
Connect With Us Online
The Wayne State University Alumni Association and Wayne State magazine are on Facebook
Visit our page, join the Wayne State Alumni group and start posting on our wall while connecting to other Wayne State students and alumni. Click here to join our group. Also, become a fan of our award-winning alumni magazine. Click here to become a fan of Wayne State magazine on Facebook. 
You can also check us out on MySpace and YouTube while following us on Twitter. Find your fellow Wayne State alumni and friends and keep up to date on the alumni association’s latest benefits and events. 

Important Info
  • Grad Expo: 
    Welcome Center and Barnes & Noble Bookstore
    9 a.m.-7 p.m. November 3, 4 and 5  
  • Join the alumni association: 
    Click here to join for $10 for 2 years or call (877) WSU-ALUM 
  • Generation Wayne:
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