Winter commencement ceremonies set for Dec. 14 and 15

More than 850 graduates are eligible to walk across the stage during Winter Commencement 2017.

To accommodate large numbers of graduates and their families, three commencement ceremonies will be held Thursday and Friday, Dec. 14 and 15, at the Chester Fritz Auditorium.

The ceremony for graduate and professional degree students is set for 3 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 14, with more than 200 students eligible to graduate.

Two ceremonies will be held Friday for the nearly 650 undergraduate students eligible for graduation.

The first, at 1 p.m., will include students in the Colleges of Arts & Sciences, Engineering & Mines, Nursing & Professional Disciplines, and the School of Medicine & Health Sciences.

The second ceremony, at 4 p.m. Friday, includes the Colleges of Business & Public Administration, Education & Human Development, and the John D. Odegard School of Aerospace Sciences.

Al ceremonies are expected to last less than 90 minutes. There is no charge for parking.

For more information, please contact the Office of Ceremonies & University Events at 701.777.2731,, or visit .