The Commencement Ceremony will be held indoors in the Cougar Sports Center Gymnasium Saturday, May 11, 2024, at 1:30 p.m. 

Schedule of Events
MAY 10
Oyate Hall, Student Center

American Indian Graduates Honoring Ceremony, hosted by the American Indian Advisory Committee

Reception to follow, Oyate Hall, Student Center 

Edson Auditorium, Edward J. and Helen Jane Morrison Performing Arts Center, Student Center

Honors and Awards Ceremony

Reception to follow, Turtle Mountain Cafe, Student Center

MAY 11
Dining Hall

Brunch Buffet

Dining Hall Fourth Floor

International Graduate Reception

1125 Science Building

Bookstore Open


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

Commencement Ceremony

Reception to follow, Oyate Hall, Student Center

Viewing Options

Overflow accommodations for guests to view Commencement will be available in the Edson Auditorium, Morrison Performing Arts Center, Student Center. If you are unable to attend in person, Commencement will be streamed live.


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