CSE Undergraduate Commencement Ceremony

2021 CSE Virtual Commencement

Saturday, May 15, 2021
1 p.m. - Website goes live

Website will remain available for viewing until June 30.

Each graduating student will receive an invitation from csecommencement@umn.edu. The email invitation will detail how to register for the May 15, 2021 Virtual Commencement though our vendor MarchingOrder. Only those students who register will be included in the celebration so please watch for the invitation.

The deadline to register in MarchingOrder to participate in the virtual ceremony is Tuesday, April 20, 2021 at 11:59 p.m.

CSE Department Celebrations

Saturday, May 8, Monday, May 10, Tuesday, May 11, and Wednesday, May 12
McNamara Alumni Center
200 SE Oak St., Minneapolis

See the full schedule of department celebrations and details.

Capacity for department celebrations will be limited under social distancing guidelinesEach event will be livestreamed for friends and family who are not able to attend. Family and friends may be physically on campus to congratulate you after the ceremony as long as everyone is following all social distance guidelines. Masks and social distancing will be required both outdoors and indoors given current protocols. No food or beverages will be served. There will be no hand shaking. A professional photographer will be available to take each graduate's photo. Department-based celebrations will meet all safety guidelines outlined by the University of Minnesota and the Minnesota Department of Health.

Cap and gown

Graduates will be instructed by their department if caps and gowns are requested. To purchase a cap and gown for your photo or for the department celebration, please visit the U of M Bookstore website.

UMN Virtual Photo booth

Take your campus selfie to the next level in the virtual photo booth! Upload a photo of yourself and place yourself in a campus background. Share your photos at #UMN21, #UMNProud, and #UMNAlumni.

Graduation Photo Op

Monday, May 3-Monday, May 17, 2021
Gateway Plaza outside McNamara Alumni Center

Show your UMN pride and create a memory at our giant GRADUATION PHOTO OP! Share a photo of you at the photo op and tag #UMNAlumni on Instagram or Twitter. The first 50 to post will receive a free one-year membership to the University of Minnesota Alumni Association.

Check back on this website for more details as they become available.


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