Graduates at Commencement



Carlson School of Management Commencement

More than 601 undergraduates and 720 graduate students earned their degrees from the Carlson School at commencement on Monday, May 19, 2014.

The commencement speaker at each of the ceremonies was Thomas O. Staggs, Chairman, Walt Disney Parks and Resorts.

Recordings of the ceremonies are available through the Carlson School YouTube channel:

The Carlson School hosts two separate commencement ceremony exercises, one for graduate programs, and another for the undergraduate program. Students should plan to arrive one hour before the ceremony.

Carlson School Commencement - Monday, May 18, 2015

Graduate Ceremony:  Undergraduate Ceremony:
9:00 a.m.–11:00 a.m. 1:00 p.m.–3:00 p.m.

Attending the Ceremony

No tickets are necessary. Graduates may invite any number of guests to the ceremony. Arena seating is on a first-come basis.

Commencement Ceremony

Mariucci Arena
1901 Southeast 4th Street
Minneapolis, MN 55455

Commencement Reception

TCF Bank Stadium - DQ Club Room
2009 University Avenue SE, Minneapolis

Commencement Reception with light refreshments iimmediately follows each Commencement ceremony.

Map of Mariucci and TCF Bank Stadium (pdf)

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