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2013 University of Minnesota Crookston Commencement

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Saturday, May 11, 2013

11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.
Pre-Commencement Reception
Northern Lights Lounge, Sargeant Student Center

All friends and family are invited to both the reception
and ceremony.

2:00 p.m.
Lysaker Gymnasium, Sports Center

The doors to Lysaker Gymnasium
will open at approximately 1:00 p.m.
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These events are open to the public; no tickets are required.
There is no limit to the number of guests each graduate may have. All friends and family are invited to both the reception and ceremony.


Requesting Accommodations Related to a Disability

If you have family members attending the May 11, 2013 ceremony who use wheelchairs, walkers, scooters, canes, or cannot climb bleacher stairs, you are encouraged to arrange for accessible floor seating. A graduate may request to have up to THREE seats reserved for family members, but if you don’t need them, please leave them for others who do.

Reserved seating will be opened at 1:00 and held until 1:45 at which time persons without tickets may be seated in the area.

To request reserved seating, email your name (graduate), the number of reserved seats needed, and a campus or home address where tickets can be sent to Laurie Wilson at or 218-281-8587 by April 20.

Tickets for reserved seating will be sent out to the campus or specified address on or before May 7.



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The University of Minnesota, Crookston 2013 Commencement will be streamed LIVE via the web.  The ceremony will also be available to download and view after May 11, 2013.

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A professional photographer will be available to photograph graduates again this year. The photographer will take a posed photo of the graduate singally, and with family and friends, before the May 2013 commencement ceremony. All graduates are encouraged to have a posed photograph taken on Saturday, May 11, 2013 in 107 Sahlstrom Conference Center between 10:00 a.m. and 1:15 p.m. It only takes a short time. The only thing they need is your name and mailing address to take your photo. There is NO obligation to order any photos.

About four days after the UMC Graduation Ceremony, you will be able to view and place your order online. Simply go to their website: Click on "View your photos" and then click on your event link. Any graduate, parent or relative can go on the site to view proofs and place an order. Image Photography has many different portrait products you may order from their site. You may choose from a printable CD, a single print, two image composites or single image composite with digital mat with your name and the University of Minnesota Crookston logo. You may call Image Photography with questions or orders at 218-751-8308.

Information sheets and sample photos are available for viewing in the UMC Bookstore located in Sargeant Student Center.

Please note: audience members should avoid crowding the stage or aisle ways throughout the ceremony.


2013 Almost Alumni
Student Guide to Graduation




Commencement Instructions For:

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Faculty & Staff