Commencement Brunches 2018

Celebrate your graduation with one of these commencement brunch buffets:  Michigan Union on Central Campus and at Fireside Café on North Campus.


Festive maize and blue balloons are perfect for celebrating your commencement.

North Campus Commencement Buffet

Fireside Café, Pierpont Commons
Saturday, April 28, 2018
Immediately following Spring Commencement

$20 per adult plus tax, $10 per child under 12 plus tax, children 5 and under are free.

This relaxed-style buffet brunch includes breakfast and lunch items and desserts.

Seating is limited, so please reserve early


  • Rolls and Butter
  • Fresh Salad and Fruit
  • Scrambled Eggs
  • French Toast
  • Homestyle Breakfast Potatoes
  • Pork Sausage Links
  • Chicken Parmesan
  • Teriyaki Salmon served with Mango Salsa
  • Pesto Fettucine
  • Roasted Vegetables
  • Assorted Cookies, Brownies and Sweets
  • Orange Juice
  • Coffee, Decaf, Hot Water with Teas
  • Iced Water

For more information, please contact Conference & Event Services at (734) 764-8837. Our office hours are 9:00 am to 5:00 pm, Monday through Friday.

¹ Major credit cards are accepted. Cancellations must be received by 11:30 am on Wednesday, April 25, 2018 in order to receive a refund.

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Commencement Day Buffet at the Michigan Union

Saturday, April 28, 2018
Michigan Union, Rogel Ballroom
Immediately following Spring Commencement

The Michigan Union invites you to attend a graduation tradition: The Annual Commencement Day Brunch Buffet

Prices for this grand buffet are $36 per adult, $18 per child under 12 (plus tax and gratuity.¹ ). Children 5 and under are free. Advance, pre-paid reservations are required.


Appetizers and Starters

  • French Pastries, Breakfast Breads and Mini Barry’s Bagels
  • Fresh Fruit, Cheese and Vegetable Display with Assorted Crackers and French Bread
  • Smoked Lox and House-smoked Whitefish Platter with Pâté and Accompaniments

Breakfast Favorites

  • Buttermilk Biscuits and Local Corridor Sausage Gravy
  • Steel-Cut Oatmeal Bar with Fresh Fruit, Berries and Assorted Toppings
  • Egg Strata with Oven Roasted Tomatoes, Grilled Broccoli and Parmesan
  • Cinnamon Swirl French Toast with Local Maple Syrup
  • Omelets to Order with Assorted Fillings

Entrées & Side Dishes

  • Herbed Whitefish with Braised Spring Greens
  • Creamy Polenta with Carrot Osso Bucco
  • Savory Chicken with Stone Ground Mustard Sauce
  • Chef Frank’s Red-Rubbed Brisket Carving Station with Pimento Cheese, Sliced Baguette and Red Onion Jam
  • “Big House” Salad with Dried Cherries, Toasted Candied Walnuts, Chèvre and Blueberry Maple Vinaigrette
  • Roasted Herbed Purple and Yukon Gold Potatoes
  • Grilled Asparagus and Carrots with Chimichurri Sauce

Desserts & Beverages

  • Assorted Mini Pastries, Achatz Pies, Tortes and Mousses
  • Coffee, Juices and Soft Drinks
  • Alcoholic Beverages Available for Purchase

For more information, please contact Conference & Event Services at (734) 764-8837. Our office hours are 9:00 am to 5:00 pm, Monday through Friday.

¹ Major credit cards are accepted. Cancellations received at least 72 hours in advance are fully refundable.

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Class of ’18 Michigan Memories Commencement Reception

Willis Ward Lounge
Michigan Union
Immediately following commencement

This free reception will bring back the memories from your years at Michigan. The reception features a display of headlines from the Michigan Daily and light refreshments. Free and open to graduating seniors, their families and guests. Reservations are not required.

Questions? Call (734) 763-5900 or email


Host a Private Party, Get a Free Room

Planning to commemorate your graduation with a reception, lunch or dinner? Host your gala at the Michigan Union, Michigan League or Pierpont Commons between April 26-30 and your room is free with the purchase of ten or more full-service meals. If you prefer another location, M|Catering can deliver a feast to the Ann Arbor location of your choice. Choose from anything on our full catering menu, or tell us what you have in mind for your soirée.

For more information, please contact us at (734) 764-8837. Valid April 26 – 29, 2018.