Families & guests

FAQs for Commencement Guests

Are masks required? expanding section

At this time, masks are recommended but optional at the commencement ceremonies.

How early can I arrive to the Commencement ceremony? expanding section

Doors to the La Crosse Center open 60 minutes prior to each ceremony.

Is parking available? expanding section

Parking ramps located near the La Crosse Center

La Crosse Center Parking Ramp: 201 Jay Street 
Riverside Center Parking Ramp: 424 2nd Street South
Main Street Ramp: 115 3rd Street North

Is there a limit to the number of guests? expanding section

A maximum of 6 guests per graduate is recommended.

What time are the Commencement ceremonies and which ceremony should I attend? expanding section

Commencement ceremonies will be held at the La Crosse Center on Sunday, May 15, 2022. There will be three ceremonies: 

9:30 a.m.

12:30 p.m.

3:30 p.m.

  • College of Science and Health
  • Associate Degree Candidates
  • College of Arts, Social Sciences & Humanities
  • School of Education [any major, including
    EC-MC; MC-EA; STEP (English, History, Social Studies); World Language Education; Art Education; Music Education; STEP (Math, Biology, Chemistry, Physics); PETE]
  • College of Business Administration
  • Graduate Students
Where do I go once I arrive at the La Crosse Center expanding section

When you arrive at the La Crosse Center please proceed to the north side of the La Crosse Center and enter under the La Crosse Center logo. Once inside the entry proceed to the multiple doors propped open for arena seating. There will be signage inside assisting you to the proper location.

Where is the Commencement ceremony? expanding section

Commencement ceremonies will be held at: 

La Crosse Center
300 Harborview Plaza
La Crosse, WI 54601