Ceremony Information

Graduation: Saturday, May 6, 2023 at The Pabst Theater, 144 E. Wells St., Milwaukee
MIAD will host two in-person graduation ceremonies on May 6th.


Ceremony 1: Communication Design & New Studio Practice: Fine Arts

Doors open at 8:30 a.m. (check-In for graduates)
Ceremony 1 begins promptly at 9:00 a.m.
Ceremony 1 ends at approximately 10:30 a.m.

Ceremony 2: Illustration, Interior Architecture and Design & Product Design

Doors open at 10:30 a.m. (check-In for graduates)
Ceremony 2 begins promptly at 11:00 a.m.
Ceremony 2 ends at approximately 12:30 p.m.


A ticket request form is sent to the graduate. Graduates are able to request up to 6 tickets for the ceremony. Additional ticket requests (more than 6) will be added to a waitlist and distributed as available. Tickets are required to enter the venue.


Family, Friends & Guests
All graduation information will be communicated directly to the graduate. Please connect with your student for the information and to ensure they have completed the graduation petition and ticket request.
Tickets are required for entry to the Pabst Theater. Your graduate will provide you with tickets.