Commencement 2022 was held Saturday May 7 in AMSOIL Arena at the DECC.   The next commencement ceremony will be held Saturday May 6, 2023.  Fall graduates may attend the ceremony before or after they complete their degree requirements.  

Commencement day information for students

Commencement day information for guests


Graduation checklist for undergraduate students

Graduation checklist for graduate students


Students had their photo taken three times during the commencement ceremony.  First before they cross the stage, then as they receive their diploma cover from their Dean or Associate Dean and finally at the back of the arena in front of a University of Minnesota Regents Seal banner as they hold their diploma cover.  Students may find their pictures to purchase on the GradImages website approximately 2 weeks after the ceremony.   To find your photos, for the school name type in: University of Minnesota - Duluth  All students that participated in the spring 2022 ceremony will be listed on the GradImages website as spring 2022 graduates no matter what term they completed or plan to complete their degree requirements.  


Assuming all graduation requirements have been met, diplomas are mailed to students within three months following the end of the semester in which a student applied to graduate. Holds may prevent you from ordering a transcript or receiving your diploma. Check MyU for any holds on your record. All diplomas are the same size.

Information on degree requirements and diplomas should be directed to One Stop Student Services, 218-726-8000, [email protected]