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Fall 2017 Commencement - Helpful Information

Posted on Thursday, December 7th, 2017

Good Afternoon ,  Below please find some helpful information regarding Fall 2017 commencement.  If you should have any questions, please contact our office or check the commencement website

  • Arrival time for Graduates: Students may begin arriving at 9:00 a.m. They should arrive no later than 10:00 a.m. Students should report to the west entrance off the plaza between the UNI Dome and the McLeod Center (near the ticket office).
  • Arrival time for Guests: The doors to the McLeod Center will open at 9:00 a.m. Guests can start arriving at that time.  The ceremony will start promptly at 11:00 a.m.
  • Length of ceremony: The ceremony will last approximately two hours and will end by 1:00 p.m.
  • Rehearsal: Doctoral students will practice one hour before the ceremony on the floor of the McLeod Center near the stage. All other student will receive further information regarding the commencement ceremony by Friday. 
  • Please check the UNI home page ( and this webpage for updates prior to and the day of commencement. In case of inclement weather, updates will be made on the UNI home page.
  • For family and friends who are unable to attend, the ceremony will be live streamed starting at 11:00 a.m.  from
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