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Commencement Ceremonies: May 21, 2022

Commencement for the University of Sioux Falls Class of 2022 will take place on Saturday, May 21, 2022, at the Sioux Falls Convention Center.

Professional Studies Program: 10:00 a.m. (Professional Studies includes Ed.S., M.Ed., M.B.A., and D.C.P students)

Undergraduate Program: 2:30 p.m.

Doors will open for guests one hour prior to the beginning of each ceremony.

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Commencement Information


The Commencement Ceremonies will take place at the Sioux Falls Convention Center.

1201 Northwest Avenue, Sioux Falls, SD 57104


10:00 a.m. Ceremony: No tickets will be required.

2:30 p.m. Ceremony: Tickets will be required for all guests.  Each graduate will receive six tickets in their cap and gown packet to distribute to guests.  Students are welcome to swap unused tickets with other graduates.

Length of Ceremony

10:00 a.m. Ceremony: Approximately one hour

2:30 p.m. Ceremony: Approximately an hour and a half.


Professional photographer, Ceremony Photos, will take photos of each graduate. Photos will be available a few days after the ceremony and may be purchased directly from the photographer. Guests may take their own photographs during the ceremony, but they must remain in their seats and outside of the graduate seating area in order to ensure social distancing guidelines and an enjoyable ceremony for all guests and candidates.

Parking at the Convention Center

Parking is free for all students and guests.

Apply to Graduate

Please follow the link below and sign into MyUSF to submit your graduation application.

Graduation Application