Multi-Ethnic Student Affairs

You are cordially invited to the annual University of Michigan Big Ihtifal! 

The Big Ihtifal commemorates the University of Michigan’s Arab graduates at the conclusion of each academic year. During the graduation ceremony, the cultural significance of the Arab community is recognized, along with students’ achievements.

This event allows for graduating students to celebrate their accomplishments with those who supported them during their academic journey, including friends, family and community members, and U-M faculty, staff and administrators.

The graduation ceremony will be held on Thursday, April 27th, 2017 at 7:00 pm in the Great Lakes Room of Palmer Commons, 100 Washtenaw Ave. The ceremony and reception will run from 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm, dinner will be provided.

If you have any questions about the graduation ceremony feel free to contact Hector Galvan via email ( or by phone at 734-763-0794.