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Saturday, May 16, 2020

Celebrate With Us

Join us in celebrating this year’s graduates. Follow along on our social media channels, and share your own graduation messages using these hashtags:

  • #MorrisGrad
  • #HiredbyGraduation
  • #GradSchoolBound
  • #MyMorrisDegree
  • #UMNMorrisProud

Schedule of Events

Friday, May 17

American Indian Honoring Ceremony

4 p.m., Oyate Hall, Student Center

Honors and Awards Reception

5:30 p.m., Turtle Mountain Cafe and Edward J. and Helen Jane Morrison Performing Arts Center Lobby, Student Center

Honors and Awards Ceremony

6:30 p.m., Edson Auditorium, Edward J. and Helen Jane Morrison Performing Arts Center, Student Center

Saturday, May 16

Informal Brunch Buffet

10 a.m. until noon, Dining Hall
Graduate's brunch complimentary. Guests: $12 (age 11+), $5 (ages 4–10), free under age 4

Division Receptions

11 a.m. until 12:30 p.m.

  • Division of Education, Cougar Room, Oyate Hall
  • Division of the Humanities, Edward J. and Helen Jane Morrison Gallery
  • Division of Science and Mathematics, Science Atrium
  • Division of the Social Sciences, University and Alumni Rooms, Oyate Hall

Commencement Ceremony

1:30 p.m., The Mall
Speaker: University of Minnesota President Eric W. Kaler

Commencement Reception

Following ceremony, Oyate Hall

The bookstore will be open from 10:30 a.m. until 1:30 p.m. and from 3 until 5 p.m.

Viewing Options

Overflow accommodations for guests to view Commencement will be available in the Edson Auditorium, Edward J. and Helen Jane Morrison Performing Arts Center, Student Center.

If you are unable to attend in person, Commencement will be streamed live, on this page, starting at 1 p.m. on May 16.


Commencement parking is free and available in all campus lots.

Contact and Learn More

For more information, contact the Office of Student Activities, Conferences, and Special Events by phone at 320-589-6080 or by email at

Request Accommodations

To request accommodations related to disability, contact the Disability Resource Center at 320-589-6178 or by email at

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