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Congratulations Grads! All your hard work has paid off and the moment you have been waiting for has finally arrived!

Please join us in celebrating the accomplishments of the Saint Paul College 2020 graduates. The Graduation Ceremony for the Class of 2020 w​ill be held on Thursday, M​ay 14, 2020 at 7:00pm in the​​ Roy Wilkin​s Auditorium​​ ​at the Saint Paul RiverCentre. ​

Graduate Salute (PDF​​)

Students planning to walk in the 2020 Graduation Ceremony ​must attend a Graduate Salute session to do the following:

  • Order your cap and gown (please provide your height and weight).
  • Verify your d​etails and receive important information regarding the Graduation Ceremony.
  • Complete your exit loan counseling if needed.
  • Fill out the Career Services Next Destination Questionnaire.

For students graduating Fall Semester 2019, Spring Semester 2020 and Summer Term 2020, attend a Graduate Salute session:

Dat​e: Thursday, April 16, 2020 or Wednesday, April 22, 2020

Where: University Center (rooms 1506, 1508, 1510)

Time: Anytime from 9am-1pm or 2​-6pm

Additional Graduation Information
  • Graduation Guests

    Family and friends are welcome to attend the Saint Paul College Graduation Ceremony as guests of the 2020 graduates.​

    • Seating is on a first-come, first-se​rve basis for family and friends in the balcony area of Roy Wilkins Auditorium.
    • Handicap-accessible seating will be available on the floor of the Roy Wilkins Auditorium at the RiverCentre. ASL interpreters will be available for the deaf and hard of hearing. Due to limited availability, priority seating will be given to those who need it. Please contact the Student Life Office by May 8, 2020 if any of your guests require these services at student.life@saintpaul.edu​ or 651.846.1659.
  • Graduation Photos

    • Guests may take photos during the graduation ceremony, however, all photos and videos must be taken from the guest seating area in the balcony. Guests will NOT be allowed on the main level auditorium floor during the ceremony for photography. There will be ample opportunity for graduates and family to use the stage area following the ceremony. Additional photography opportunities will be available at the reception.
    • A professional photographer with Lifetouch Photography will take a picture of you as you cross the stage. You will receive an email from Lifetouch approximately one week after the ceremony with your proofs and information for how to purchase prints.
  • 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.

    Shuttle Bus Service Begins at 4:20pm
    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 may start arriving at 4:30pm to pick up your cap and gown and other information regarding the ceremony.

    Graduates must be at Roy Wilkins Auditorium no later than 5:45pm – please use the Kellogg Street entrance to the Saint Paul RiverCentre. Follow the signs to Roy Wilkins Auditorium and gather in the area behind the main stage. Volunteers will ​be available to guide and direct graduates and their guests.

  • Student Award

    You will not receive your award at the graduation ceremony. Attending the ceremony does not guarantee that you have graduated. Your award will be mailed to you in approximately 6–8 weeks after the ceremony, if you meet the graduation requirements. If you have questions about your award, please contact the Students Record Office at student.records@saintpaul.edu.

  • Keep in Touch

    Congratulations on graduating from Saint Paul College! You are now a valued member of our alumni community and we want to keep in touch! Please take a moment to let us know​ your contact information and learn more about some of the special benefits that are available for Saint Paul College Alumni.

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