We’re excited to celebrate
all of your hard work!
Saturday, May 14, 2022
See times below
(Link Coming Soon!)
Mercy Health Arena
Muskegon, MIGet Directions
2022 Commencement Information
We deeply respect and appreciate the commitment, hard work, and perseverance our students put forth in earning their degrees. We’re BakerProud to announce our plans to honor the Class of 2022 graduates during an in-person ceremony this May!
Additionally, we want to ensure that graduates impacted by the pandemic receive the full pomp and circumstance their accomplishment deserves! We are also inviting recent graduates from the Class of 2021 and 2020 to take part in this special event. We strongly encourage all graduates to join us in Muskegon for this memorable commencement celebration!
Please note that due to the number of anticipated graduates, this year’s event will take place in two ceremonies. We warmly encourage our entire BakerProud community to join us in Muskegon for this memorable commencement celebration.
Saturday, May 14 @ 12 noon
This ceremony will include graduates from the College of Business, College of Education, College of Information Technology and Engineering, College of Social Science, College of Liberal Arts and Sciences, Auto/Diesel Institute of Michigan, and Culinary Institute of Michigan.
Saturday, May 14 @ 5 p.m.
This ceremony will include graduates from the College of Health Science, School of Nursing, and School of Occupational Therapy.
Additional Information for Class of 2022 Graduates
Commencement Live Stream
Both commencement ceremonies will be streamed live on the Baker College YouTube channel. Visit youtube.com/baker to watch online on commencement day.
Students who anticipate completing their program requirements for degrees or certificates and have not already submitted a graduation application should do so immediately. To have your name included in this year’s commencement program, you must submit your application for graduation by April 1, 2022.
Your diploma should arrive approximately 8 weeks after your final semester ends as long as you do not have a financial obligation with the College. You can also order your official transcripts any time on the Registrar Page at my.baker.edu.
Ordering Graduation Items
Caps and gowns are still available for purchase through the Barnes and Noble (BN) Bookstore. To place your order online, visit bakeronline.shopoakhalli.com. Graduates seeking to purchase a cap and gown using financial aid should contact the BN Bookstore via email at [email protected].
The College has partnered with Choice Hotels to secure a special nightly rate for Baker College graduates and their friends and family planning to stay in the Muskegon area during commencement weekend. The hotel address is listed below.
Shoreline Inn & Conference Center
750 Terrace Point
Muskegon, MI 4440
To view available rooms and rates, visit https://www.choicehotels.com/reservations/groups/YP27N2. You must place your reservation by April 14, 2022, to receive the special Baker College rate. Additional area hotel options include Hampton Inn, Baymont by Wyndham, and Fairfield Inn & Suites. Please note that the College has not secured a special discounted rate with these hotel providers.