Commencement Weekend

May 24–26, 2019

Join us on the Hill for a wide variety of events — including a concert, speakers, meals, and other gatherings — that will be held in conjunction with graduation. Many events are free and open to the public, including:

In addition to the full list of Commencement Weekend events listed here, a printed schedule will be available upon check-in. Event tickets, name tags, and housing assignments will be available at registration in Buntrock Commons throughout the weekend.

Online Pre-Registration begins March 18, 2019

Please register your party, including your graduating senior.  Once you have completed your registration, you will be able to make changes to it through May 17, 2019.

We will offer on-site registration in Buntrock Commons on Saturday and Sunday of Commencement Weekend, but we do recommend you register online by May 17, 2019.

Contact the Events Management Office with with any questions or concerns by calling 507-786-3811 or by sending an email to

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2019 Commencement Sneak Peek