Graduation 2020

Watch the virtual commencement ceremony online, Saturday, May 16

Celebrate the 2020 grads! The 2020 University of Minnesota Virtual Commencement Ceremony will be webcast live online, Saturday, May 16, beginning at 11 a.m. CDT.

2020 University of Minnesota Commencement Ceremony
Saturday, May 16, 2020
11 a.m. CDT
Watch the virtual commencement online
The virtual ceremony will be accessible online until June 30, 2020.

The online celebration will feature short videos and an interactive listing of degree candidates with photos. The individual information can easily be shared on social media. Use hashtags #HailtoThee2020 and #CSEGrad2020. The theme for the celebration is “Hail to Thee,” the University’s alma mater and a reference to Minnesota’s state song chosen to reflect the University’s admiration for graduates' incredible resilience in these stressful times.

After the ceremony, visit the CSE website for additional videos, well wishes from alumni and faculty, and more:

CSE Undergraduate Commencement webpage

CSE Graduate Student Commencement webpage


  • General email

    Nancy Thao
    Assistant to the Director of Graduate Studies
    115 Smith Hall
    (612) 624-0313

    • Director of Graduate Studies in Chemistry
    • Professor Aaron Massari
    • Director of Graduate Studies In Chemical Physics
    • Professor Renee Frontiera