The MSU Alumni Office, along with the Division of Student Life & Engagement, invites graduating students to a reception at Cowles House prior to each commencement.

Join fellow graduates at historic Cowles House for an evening celebrating your accomplishments and time at Michigan State University.  Enjoy complimentary food and beverages, have a professional photo taken with Interim President Woodruff and meet Sparty and get a photo with him.

November 29, 2022
5:00 - 6:30 p.m.
Cowles House
1 Abbott Road
East Lansing, MI

There is no cost to attend, but registration is required.  Space is limited up to the capacity of the venue, so register today.  

This invitation extends only to graduating students and cannot be transferred to friends or family.

Graduating students choose one of the two dates to attend

The suggested attire for this event is business casual.

Cowles House is accessible.

For more information go to the MSU Alumni Office  or contact Elizabeth Wheeler via email at