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UMD Commencement Information

Graduation Day


Commencement ceremony at the DECC

Bachelor's, Master's, and Doctoral Degree Commencement Ceremonies

Saturday, May 6, 2017
Duluth Entertainment Convention Center (DECC)

116th UMD Commencement Program
View the 2016 Program

2017 Commencement Speaker Announced

2017 Program will be posted here before Commencement weekend.

Live Streaming will go live at 9:45 am and 2:45 pm on Saturday May 6, 2017 for the 2017 Commencement ceremonies. Go Bulldogs!

Live Streaming (no captions)
Live Streaming (with captions) (URL to be announced)

117th UMD Commencement Program
View the 2017 Program

Graduation Photos

Photo proofs have already been sent to each graduate from GradImages. 

If you have any questions or concerns, please contact them at their Customer Service Department at (800) 261-2576, online at, or email   They have a team of customer care representatives ready to help graduates and family members with anything you may need.

The graduate and undergraduate ceremonies are combined
with two ceremonies in the AMSOIL Arena at the
Duluth Entertainment and Convention Center.

No guest tickets are required.

10 a.m. - Graduates and Undergraduates from the Labovitz School of Business and Economics (LSBE) and the Swenson College of Science and Engineering (SCSE)

3 p.m. - Graduates and Undergraduates from the College of Education and Human Service Professions (CEHSP), the School of Fine Arts (SFA) and the College of Liberal Arts (CLA)

Photographers from GradImages will be at both 2017 commencement ceremonies. You may order online at GradImages or call 800-261-2576.