Saturday, May 13, 2023


Friday, May 12

4 p.m.—American Indian Graduates Honoring Ceremony, hosted by the American Indian Advisory Committee, Oyate Hall, Student Center
Reception to follow, Oyate Hall, Student Center 

6 p.m.—Honors and Awards Ceremony, Edson Auditorium, Edward J. and Helen Jane Morrison Performing Arts Center, Student Center

Reception to follow, Turtle Mountain Cafe, Student Center

Saturday, May 13

9:30–11:30 a.m.—Brunch Buffet, Dining Hall

10:30 a.m.–5 p.m.—Bookstore Open, 1125 Science Building

11 a.m.–12 p.m.—Academic Division Receptions

  • Education—Cougar Room, Oyate Hall, Student Center   
  • Humanities—outside of the Morrison Gallery, HFA  
  • Science and Mathematics—Science Atrium, Science Building  
  • Social Sciences—Alumni and University rooms, Oyate Hall, Student Center

1:30 p.m.—Commencement Ceremony, Campus Mall

(Rain Site: Cougar Sports Center Gymnasium)

Reception to follow, Oyate Hall, Student Center

Viewing Options

Watch the 2022 Commencement Ceremony


Commencement parking is free and available in all campus lots.

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