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SATURDAY, MAY 15, 2021

Ceremonies are scheduled for Saturday, May 15, 2021, at 11 a.m. and 3:30 p.m., in the Cougar Sports Center Gymnasium.

Graduates must have tickets to attend in person. Tickets have been mailed to graduates as they were ordered. If you requested tickets, but have not received them by May 12, 2021, please contact the Office of Student Activities, Conferences, and Special Events at 320-589-6080.

Each ceremony will also be streamed here. Stream will go live five minutes prior to each ceremony.


Each graduate was allowed two guests; guests must also have tickets to attend. Tickets have been mailed to graduates as requested.

Alternate Viewing Location

Campus seating to watch the live stream will be available in Edson Auditorium, Edward J. and Helen Jane Morrison Performing Arts Center, Student Center.


  • The Bookstore will be open 9 a.m.–5 p.m.
  • The Dining Hall will be open for brunch 10:30 a.m.–1 p.m.
  • Higbies, the coffee bar in the Student Center, will be open 8 a.m.–2 p.m.


Follow driving directions to campus. The Cougar Sports Center is located on the south side of campus, just off Second Street.

Parking in the South Lot is recommended. The East and West Lots are also convenient, and space will be available in all campus lots.


All University of Minnesota faculty, staff, students, and visitors are required to use a face covering to cover both the nose and mouth at all times when in any enclosed or indoor space on University campuses and properties. We are required to maintain physical distancing of six feet or more from others who are not members of our household indoors and outdoors on campus. When physical distancing of six feet outdoors cannot be maintained, a face covering is required.

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Post on social media using #MorrisGrad or #UMNProud.

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