Commencement Information

Minnesota State University, Mankato, encourages graduates to participate in the Commencement ceremony for the term they officially graduate.

This is not a ticketed event, and there is no limit on the number of guests a graduate is allowed to bring.

Please note — no strollers, balloons, or signage are allowed in the Bresnan Arena.

Commencement Ceremony Location 

All ceremonies will be held on campus in Bresnan Arena in the Taylor Center.

Fall 2024 Commencement Ceremony Times

Please plan for the ceremony to be approximately 90 minutes long. 

Ceremonies will be held Saturday, December 14, 2024. More details to be provided soon.

Additional Day-of-Commencement Information