Our usual venue of 3M Arena at Mariucci will be closed for extensive renovations during the 2023 commencement season.
With this, we will be celebrating commencement with several other University of Minnesota colleges during a large, outdoor ceremony at Huntington Bank Stadium. Ceremonies in this format are common at several of our peer Big10 institutions. There are many details to work out between now and May, but our goal remains unchanged – to create a meaningful and memorable event with all of the pomp and circumstance that our graduating students deserve. The graduate ceremony will be held:
Master's and Doctoral Degree Student Commencement
Friday, May 12, 2023
Huntington Bank Stadium
We have been working hard to develop plans for Commencement 2023 on the Twin Cities campus to allow graduates a variety of options to choose from, giving them flexibility to celebrate their important accomplishment in the way that is most exciting and meaningful to them and their guests.
The main commencement components are:
- A degree conferral ceremony at Huntington Bank Stadium
- Individual stage crossing opportunities at various locations and times
- Various University-wide, collegiate, or departmental celebrations
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