Commencement

Undergraduate

The 2020 CFANS Undergraduate Commencement Ceremony will be held at 2 p.m. on Friday, May 8 in the 3M Arena at Mariucci.

For details about the ceremony and eligibility to participate, please see the Frequently Asked Questions page linked at the button above. 

 

Graduate

The 2020 CFANS Graduate Commencement Ceremony will be held at 2:30pm on Friday, May 1, 2020 in the North Star Ballroom of the St. Paul Student Center.

For details about the ceremony and eligibility to participate, please see the Frequently Asked Questions page linked at the button above. 

 

What's the difference between graduation and commencement?

Graduation is the completion of all degree requirements as recorded on the official transcript. Commencement is the ceremony that celebrates the completion of a degree. Participation in the commencement ceremony does not imply that you have officially graduated.