EAST LANSING, Mich. (WXYZ) — Michigan State University will be holding in-person spring commencement ceremonies amid the pandemic, the university announced.
Graduates will be allowed a maximum of two guests, and ceremonies will be at different locations than in previous years, the university said.
MSU graduates will receive official commencement invitations by mid-March.
"The novel Coronavirus pandemic has caused tremendous disruption in higher education. One occasion most severely impacted has been the university’s ability to conduct in-person commencement ceremonies; an event that marks milestone achievement for graduates and a time of celebration for students, their families and loved ones," the university said in an online statement. "MSU has and continues to work diligently to honor graduates while keeping health and safety at the forefront of all planning within the parameters of existing state government restrictions related to the pandemic."
More information can be found here regarding MSU Spring 2021 Commencements.
Additional Coronavirus information and resources:
View a global coronavirus tracker with data from Johns Hopkins University.
See complete coverage on our Coronavirus Continuing Coverage page.
Visit our The Rebound Detroit, a place where we are working to help people impacted financially from the coronavirus. We have all the information on everything available to help you through this crisis and how to access it.