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.

Winter 2022 Graduates

For winter 2022 graduates who were unable to attend the commencement ceremonies on Friday, December 16th due to the weather, the option to attend the spring 2023 ceremonies exists.  Graduates should watch their NDSU email account in the coming days for details on how to RSVP for the spring ceremonies. 

Ceremony Dates & Times

Saturday, May 13, Fargodome (10:00 a.m. & 2:00 p.m.)


10:00 a.m.College of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences
College of Engineering
College of Human Sciences and Education
Interdisciplinary Studies
2:00 p.m.College of Agriculture, Food Systems and Natural Resources
College of Business
College of Health Professions
College of Science and Mathematics


For questions regarding graduation requirements, including degree progress and academic honors, contact your Degree and Records Analyst (Undergraduate students) or the College of Graduate and Interdisciplinary Studies (Graduate students).

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