Graduation Commencement Ceremony
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Graduation Commencement Ceremony

Graduation Commencement Ceremony

Date: Thursday, May 18, 2017

Time: 7:00pm

Place: Roy Wilkins Auditorium at the RiverCentre

The Graduation Commencement Ceremony for the Class of 2017 will be held on Thursday, May 18, 2017 at 7:00pm in the Roy Wilkins Auditorium at Saint Paul RiverCentre.

Through a partnership with Roy Wilkins Auditorium, Saint Paul College has purchased  wind energy through Xcel Energy’s Windsource® program for this event.

Students planning to participate in the Graduation Commencement Ceremony should plan to attend a Graduate Salute session April 26, April 27 or May 1, 2017.

Graduation Guests

Family and friends are welcome to attend the Saint Paul College commencement ceremony as guests of the 2017 graduates.​
  • Seating is on a first-come, first-serve basis for family and friends in the balcony area at Roy Wilkins Auditorium.
  • Handicap-accessible seating will be available on the floor of the Roy Wilkins Auditorium at the RiverCentre. 

Free Shuttle Bus Service and Parking on Campus

Free Shuttle Bus Service will be provided for graduates, family and friends to and from Roy Wilkins Auditorium. Parking at Saint Paul College is free for the day.

4:20pm Shuttle Bus Service Begins
Bus service begins at 4:20pm at the main entrance of the College (the front circle) and will shuttle people to the Roy Wilkins Auditorium.

Graduates and their guests may choose to drive directly to the ceremony and park in nearby lots and pay for event parking. More information is available online: Roy Wilkins Auditorium

Graduates must be at Roy Wilkins Auditorium no later than 5:30pm – use the 5th Street entrance to Roy Wilkins Auditorium and gather in the area behind the main stage. Graduates may start arriving at 4:30pm to pick up your cap and gown and other information regarding the ceremony.​