Commencement ceremonies set for Dec. 13, 14

More than 880 UND students are set to walk across the stage as they graduate from the University of North Dakota during Winter Commencement ceremonies on Thursday and Friday, Dec. 13 and 14 at the Chester Fritz Auditorium. President Mark Kennedy will address the graduates.

To accommodate large numbers of graduates and their families, three ceremonies will be held.

The ceremony for graduate and professional students is set for 3 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 13, with 261 graduate students and 10 law students eligible to graduate.

Two ceremonies will be held Friday for the 610 undergraduates who are eligible for commencement.

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 .