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Would you like to thank friends, family, faculty, and staff for their support? Has there been someone who has gone beyond the call of duty to support you in the pursuit of your degree? Send them a big "thank you" by filling out the Degree of Gratitude form today! It's FREE and easy! Each graduate may order up to three certificates. The early deadline is November 18, 2016. Click here to order your three, FREE Degree of Gratitude certificates: Degree of Gratitude Order Form
Join us for our traditional Graduation Brunch on December 17, 2016 from 10:00 am -11:30 am (Free for Graduates.) Brunch will be held on our beautiful Duluth campus, in the Somers Lounge, located in Somers Hall. If you would like to invite guests, the cost is $12.50 per guest, with children ages 5 and under free. Reservation deadline is December 4, 2016. Order your tickets here: Commencement Brunch
Coming soon! New early ordering date for regalia is October 24, 2016. Online orders will be available October 24, 2016.
Masters graduates will receive a hood at check-in and doctoral graduates will be hooded on stage.
The ceremony lasts approximately two hours.
All Graduates and guests are invited to the CSS Alumni Reception immediately following the ceremony, in the Storm's Den. The reception is free to all graduates and guests, courtesy of the Alumni Association. Refreshments will be served.
NEW! No limitations to how many guests may come to the ceremony! Tickets are not required due to the overflow room of the Reif Gymnasium.
Commencement volunteers are happy to assist you with finding accessible accommodations upon arrival at the Burns Wellness Commons. Volunteers will be stationed at every door. Please click on the Campus Map, for the best accessible routes. For additional questions, please contact the commencement committee at firstname.lastname@example.org or (218) 723-6779.
A professional photographer from Lifetouch Photography will take two photographs: a portrait of you before you cross the stage and a photograph of you receiving your diploma cover from President Geary. You will receive an email message with a proof from the photographer with an option to buy copies within two weeks after graduation. These photos are available online to view without obligation and may be purchased directly from the photographer.
If you have any questions regarding the commencement ceremony or the day's events, please contact the Commencement Committee at (218) 723-6779, or Commencement@css.edu.