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Graduation 2014-2015
 
Applications
Undergraduate
Undergradatuate- DCP
Graduate
 
Families & Friends
Guests
There is no limit to the number of guests candidates may invite to the ceremony, and no admission tickets are required.

Seating
Commencement for graduate students is held at the Washington Pavilion of Arts and Science in the Mary W. Sommervold Hall - Husby Performing Arts Center, with seating for 1,875.  Seating is available for people with disabilities on a first come, first serve basis.  Doors will open one hour before the ceremony at 9 a.m.

Commencement for undergraduate students is held at the Washington Pavilion of Arts and Science in the Mary W. Sommervold Hall - Husby Performing Arts Center, with seating for 1,875.  Seating is available for people with disabilities on a first come, first serve basis.  Doors will open an hour and a half before the ceremony at 1 p.m.

Length of Ceremony
Graduate Student Commencement - one hour
Undergraduate Student Commencement - 2 hours
 
Photography
Professional photographer, Lifetouch Photography, will take photos of each graduate.  Photos will be available a week after the ceremony and may be purchased directly from the photographer.  Guests may take their own photographs during the ceremony, but must remain outside of the graduate seating area, in order to ensure an enjoyable ceremony for all guests and canidates. 

Driving directions

Washington Pavilion of Arts and Science:

  • Exit from I-29 at 12th St. and go east. 12th St. becomes 11th St. (a one-way street heading east).  Turn right onto Main Ave. (one-way heading south).
  • From I-90 take the I-229 exit.
  • From I-229, exit onto 10th St. and go west.  Continue west on 10th St. and turn left (south) onto Main Ave.

Parking

Washington Pavilion of Arts and Science:
Parking at meters, public ramps and lots is free all day on weekends.  Some meters surrounding the Washington Pavilion of Arts and Science are programmed for four hours and cost 40-cents per hour. 
Parking is available on the top of the public ramp at 12th St. and Main Ave. - Just across the street.  Use the 13th St. entrance to enter the top floor of the ramp.  Accessible Parking can be found on 11th St. and Main Ave. as well as the public parking ramp at 12th St. and Main Ave.
 
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