Medical School
2017 Commencement Ceremony

Friday, May 5, 2017
2:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.

Northrop Auditorium

84 Church Street Southeast
Minneapolis, MN 55455

 

Parking Information

 

 

Information for Students, Faculty & Guests:

Prior to Ceremony
Day of Ceremony
Graduation Week Events for Students
Other Important Information

Prior to the Ceremony

Application for Degree - Time to Apply for Graduation!

Before you apply to graduate, please read the following information as you may need to take additional steps before proceeding.

Update your Diploma Name and Address

Please make any updates to your diploma name and/or address before submitting your degree application. You can do this via your student portal at www.MyU.umn.edu, “My Info” tab. If you have not entered a diploma name and address, we will use your primary name for your diploma name, and your diploma will be mailed to your permanent address.

 

Selecting your Graduation Term

You can apply to graduate for fall, spring, or summer semesters. If you intend to graduate at the end of June or July please contact Heather Peterson, Medical School Registrar, at peter909@umn.edu in ensure your degree is posted correctly.

Note: Your degree must be cleared by the Medical School to start residency. Therefore you are strongly encouraged to have all degree requirements completed by the end of June to start residency in July. Students not projected to graduate by May 2017 will be contacted by the Registrar.

Apply for Graduation Online by March 15th

  1. Log into MyU.umn.edu
  2. Click on Key Links > Student Center
  3. Under the “Academics” section, select “Apply for Graduation” from the drop down menu, then click on to the right to move forward.
  4. Click on “Apply for Graduation”
  5. Select a graduation term and hit “Continue”.
  6. Review your information before clicking on “Submit Application”

Congratulations! You have applied to graduate!

 

Ordering Academic Apparel - STUDENTS

More info coming in 2017!

 

Ordering Academic Apparel - FACULTY

More info coming in 2017!

 

Name Pronunciation - Students

More info coming in 2017!

 

Greeter Nominations

More info coming in 2017!

Seating and Communication Accommodations

If you or a guest require accommodations for seating or communication, contact Addy Irvine at 612-624-6665 or abrickwe@umn.edu.

Deadline for notification for any need for accessible seating, captioning, and/or an American Sign Language interpreter is Friday, April 14th.

 

Not attending commencement?

If your plans change and you decide not to attend the ceremony, please notify Addy Irvine (612-624-6665; abrickwe@umn.edu).


Day of the Ceremony: Friday, May 5, 2017

STUDENT Day-Of Timeline

More info coming in 2017!

Speaker - TBD

More info coming soon!

 

Guests/Tickets

Tickets are not required for the ceremony; seating is on a first-come, first-served basis.

 

Length of Ceremony

The ceremony will last approximately 2 hours.

 

Parking

Parking Information

 

Seating and Communication Accommodations

If you or a guest require accommodations for seating and/or communication, contact Addy Irvine at 612-624-6665 or abrickwe@umn.edu.

Deadline for notification for any need for accessible seating, captioning, and/or an American Sign Language interpreter is Friday, April 14th.

 

Class Photos

Each year a photo is taken of the entire class. This website will be updated with ordering info when it is available.


Graduation Week Events for Students

Wednesday, May 3rd - Cap/Gown Pick-Up

Students collect their cap and gowns at the Medical School in Room B620 Mayo from 10:00 am to 2:00 pm.

Please be prepared to sit for your professional graduation photo when you come to pick up your apparel.


Other Important Information

Commencement attendance does not imply that you have officially graduated

Degree conferral is contingent upon satisfactory completion of college and University of Minnesota requirements, including payment of all assessed University fees, fines, and bills.

Please contact the Medical School Office of Education with any questions you have and/or to confirm your degree clearance status.

Residency Certification

Most residency programs require certification of your graduation from Medical School. However, we cannot certify your degree until ALL graduation requirements have been met -- successful completion of USMLE Steps 1 and 2CK and CS, successful completion of all coursework, and all grades posted. In lieu of the official certification of degree, we can provide a letter stating your expected graduation date. Contact Christina Oseland (612-626-0163; lund0151@umn.edu) with your requests.

Diplomas

The dimensions of the Medical School diploma are 11" x 14". Frames can be purchased in the U of M Bookstore http://www.bookstores.umn.edu/ or through Framing Success, www.framingsuccess.com Diplomas will be mailed to the diploma address on file with the University eight to ten weeks after the ceremony.


For further information contact:
Addy Irvine, abrickwe@umn.edu, 612-624-6665

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