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President's Graduate Receptions

Celebrate Your Graduation with the President of MSU

Spartan StatueThe MSU Alumni Association, along with the Division of Student Affairs and Services, invites graduating students to a reception at the presidential residence, Cowles House, prior to each Commencement. The President’s Graduate Reception provides you an opportunity to see Cowles House, have your photo taken with the President of our university, take photos with Sparty, and enjoy wonderful food and beverages in the company of your fellow graduates and university administrators.


All events will take place from 5:30 p.m.-7:00 p.m. at Cowles House.

  • Tuesday, April 24, 2018
  • Wednesday, April 25, 2018


Registration information is sent to graduating seniors via email approximately one month prior to the event. Registrations after the RSVP date can be sent to the MSU Alumni Association via email.


For more information: If you have questions about the President’s Graduate Receptions, please contact Amy Carnahan via email or by calling (517) 884-8979.