November 2015

Greetings Team MAET -

Happy November!

There’s much to be thankful for this season. For those in Michigan, we were blessed with an exceptionally warm and sunny first week of November, what a treat!

If you are completing your degree this semester and would like to attend graduation, please make a note of the informal get together we’ll have on campus and the graduation ceremony that will take place on December 18th.


November 13: Last day to register for Spring courses - to avoid a late fee

December 11, 2015: Fall Classes End

December 18, 2015: Master’s graduation

Fall Graduation

Master's Degree Candidates ceremony will be held:

Friday, December 18

Jack Breslin Student Events Center

534 Birch Road

Doors open at 2:15 p.m.

Assembly of candidates: 2:45 p.m.

Processional: 3:20 p.m.

Ceremony: 3:30 p.m.

We would like to welcome graduates to campus at an informal gathering in Erickson Hall from 1:30-2:00 pm. We have a special gift for you and would love to get a few pictures of you! Meeting over at Erickson at 1:30 will give you PLENTY of time to mingle with fellow MAETers and then go on to join the whole university group at Breslin.
You can park in the lot by Erickson Hall or in visitor parking, entrance on South Shaw Lane.

If you are planning on attending the gathering here at Erickson, please let us know here:

Master's keepsake package is $68.00 plus tax at the Spartan Spirit Shop, MSU Union Building, 49 Abbot Road East. Store hours: Monday-Friday, 9:00 a.m. - 7:00 p.m.; Saturday, 10:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.; and Sunday, 12:00 noon - 5:00 p.m. Order online by visiting the Commencement Connection. Last day to order online is Thursday, December 4, 2014.

Please email or call the Spartan Spirit Store at (517) 355-5116 with questions.

Grief Absence Policy

Please be aware that the university has a policy and procedures put in place in the event of a student who has lost a family member or who is experiencing emotional distress from a similar tragedy so that the student is not academically disadvantaged in his/her classes.