CS&E Graduate Student Graduation Event

Thursday, May 11th, 10:00 am - 12: 00 pm
Coffman Memorial Union - Great Hall

All graduating graduate students and their families and friends are invited to join the Department of Computer Science & Engineering in celebrating their accomplishments. This is a casual event to mingle with other graduates, take photos, and listen to speakers.  There will be light snacks and beverages at the event. This does not include a ceremony where names will be read and a stage crossing takes place.

College/University Commencement

UMN Commencement Website
Arts, Sciences, and Engineering Graduate Student Commencement

Graduate Student Conferral Ceremony
Friday, May 12, 2023 - 5 p.m.
Huntington Bank Stadium

The graduate ceremony will include master’s and doctoral degree students.

Stage Crossings
Thursday, May 11–Saturday, May 13, 2023

University of Minnesota Field House

Graduates will have the opportunity to sign up to cross a stage while their guests have a front-row viewing experience to cheer and take photos and video. CSE associate deans and other CSE faculty will be joining at multiple times during the stage crossings.

Graduates will choose a specific day and time where they will have their name announced, cross the stage, and be congratulated by a University leader. Graduates may choose to coordinate with their friends and colleagues to cross the stage sequentially. In addition, Ph.D. students may choose to invite their advisors and arrange to be hooded during their scheduled stage crossing time. Professional photographers will also be available to take photos. 

Registration for the Conferral Ceremonies and Stage Crossings is open until April 10, 11:59 p.m. Central Time.
Graduates should receive emails from Marching Order, our University vendor. If you have any technical issues with the registration site for stage crossings, please reach out to Marching Order tech help.

Wednesday, March 22 and Thursday, March 23, 2023
10 a.m. – 5 p.m. each day
Coffman Memorial Union, Great Hall

Everything graduates need—all in one place.

Gradfest website

Diploma Covers will be distributed at the respective Huntington Bank Commencement event for all students in all colleges. For students that are not attending the general commencement and wish to pick up a cover from a main office, please contact CSE Student Services. 

Distinction Cords will be available to undergraduate students with qualifying GPAs. Contact CSE or CLA Student Services for more details. 

Start date
Thursday, May 11, 2023, 10 a.m.
End date
Thursday, May 11, 2023, Noon