Welcome to the web site dedicated to answering your questions about North Dakota State University's commencement activities. Designed for students, parents, faculty and staff, this site offers information on a variety of items, such as your cap and gown, important information for faculty, staff, guests, and students about the ceremony, how and when to get to the venue and locating accommodations for family and guests.
Commencement is a symbol of individual student success, family and community pride, and faculty and staff support. As one of the most exciting days on our campus, students have the opportunity to celebrate achieving this graduation milestone.
The information provided here is meant to help guide you through this memorable time for upcoming graduates, their families and the entire university community. Enjoy NDSU's commencement, a celebration of achievement.
Commencement Ceremony Dates
Saturday, May 11, Fargodome (10:00 a.m. & 2:00 p.m.)
Ceremonies will be separated by college.
College of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences
College of Agriculture, Food Systems and Natural Resources
Hotel Accommodations & Visitor Information
For questions regarding graduation requirements, including degree progress and academic honors, contact your College Liaison (Undergraduate students) or the College of Graduate and Interdisciplinary Studies (Graduate students).
Commencement Related Deadlines
Doctoral/Masters Cap & gown purchase deadline
RSVP to Participate in the Ceremony Opens
Doctoral/Masters Cap & gown rental deadline
RSVP to Participate in the Ceremony Deadline
Undergraduate students can purchase a black cap & gown through May 11
Commencement Ceremonies (10 a.m. & 2 p.m.)