Commencement

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Commencement is May 16, 2015

Family and friends of members of the Class of 2015 are invited to attend the College’s 126th Commencement activities from May 14–16, 2015. The Commencement Ceremony itself will be held on the Great Lawn, Saturday May 16 at 1:30 PM. We look forward to celebrating the contributions and achievements of the Class of 2015 with you! 

Road construction update

Road construction season in Minnesota has begun. Travel to and from the airport, as well as, travel on I-94 and Snelling Avenue will be impacted during Commencement weekend. Please check back here for updated information on detours and alternate routes. Plan extra travel time for all events. 

Commencement Speaker

Former Vice President Walter Mondale will deliver the commencement address at the 2015 Macalester College graduation ceremony. 

Commencement Location

Rain (Leonard Center Fieldhouse) or shine (Great Lawn), tickets are not necessary for the Commencement Ceremony.

Future Commencement Ceremonies

May 14, 2016
May 13, 2017
May 12, 2018
May 18, 2019

COMMENCEMENT LOCATION

Rain (Leonard Center Fieldhouse) or shine (Great Lawn), tickets are not necessary for the Commencement Ceremony.