Undergraduate Commencement Ceremony

CFANS Undergraduate Commencement 2023

Saturday, May 13, 2023 at 1 p.m. | Huntington Bank Stadium | Conferral Livestream

Information for Graduates

You were invited to participate in CFANS Undergraduate Commencement 2023 if you are scheduled to complete your bachelor's degree from any department in the University of Minnesota College of Food, Agricultural and Natural Resource Sciences in Fall 2022, Spring 2023, May Term 2023, Summer 2023 and Fall 2023. Please see the University of Minnesota commencement web page for additional information.

Celebrations by CFANS Major

Please note that dates, times, and details may change. Any new information will be communicated on this page.

Major(s) Celebration Description Date and Time Location of Event
  • Agricultural Education
  • Agricultural Communication & Marketing
  • Applied Economics
  • Agricultural & Food Business Management
Faculty from these departments will be in attendance, refreshments will be served, and a green screen will be set up for graduation photographs.

Friday, May 12 from 3 p.m. to 5 p.m.

Ruttan Commons (plaza level of Ruttan Hall by the vending machines)
  • Animal Science
Informal open house with meat lab-catered snacks. The weather is warm enough, the event will spill over onto lawn near bronze bulls Saturday, May 13 from 10 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. Haecker Hall
  • Bioproducts & Biosystems Engineering
  • Sustainable Systems Management
Get the latest details by visiting this page.

Friday, May 12 at 12 p.m.


North Star Ballroom


  • Environmental Sciences, Policy & Management
  • Fisheries, Wildlife & Conservation Biology
  • Forest & Natural Resource Management
  • Plant Science
  • Sustainable Agriculture & Food Systems
A celebration on the hill for students and their families that will include food trucks.

Wednesday, May 3 from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.


Upper Buford Circle
  • Food Science
  • Nutrition
Check this page for details as they become available. Saturday, May 13
9:30 a.m. to 11:00 a.m.
Room 105 Cargill Building