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.

SPRING 2024 Commencement Ceremony Times

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

Friday, May 3, 2024

  • 3:00 p.m. — College of Business
  • 6:00 p.m. — College of Humanities and Social Sciences

Saturday, May 4, 2024

  • 9:00 a.m. — College of Science, Engineering, Technology
  • 12:00 p.m. — College of Education
  • 3:00 p.m. — College of Allied Health and Nursing


Check back soon for more informaton.

Additional Day-of-Commencement Information