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We work hard to make sure everyone can celebrate our graduates' big day!


Tell us what you need to participate by emailing your request to Graduate & Extended Learning At least one week notice is preferable.


Accessible seating: We reserve a section to accommodate those with  accessible seating needs. Our excellent staff are present upon your arrival to personally assist in directing you to accessible seating areas. The La Crosse Center is equipped with elevators and wheelchairs should there be a need. Simply request this of our welcome staff upon arrival. 

Deaf or Hard of Hearing: We offer assisted-listening devices to use during the ceremony. Please request this of our welcome staff upon arrival. We will also have captioning visible on the screen and a sign-language interpreter present. Please ensure you arrive early to secure a seat with a good view of the big screens.

At this time, we do not caption or finger spell each graduate's name. If you would like your graduate’s name finger spelled, please contact Graduate & Extended Learning in advance at

If you have any need of any other accommodations, please email Graduate & Extended Learning at with your request.




Upcoming Commencement Ceremony Dates:

  • Sunday, December 15, 2024
  • Saturday, May 17, 2025
  • Sunday, December 14, 2025
  • Saturday, May 16, 2026
  • Sunday, December 20, 2026
  • Sunday, May 16, 2027
  • Sunday, December 19, 2027
  • Sunday, May 14, 2028
  • Sunday, December 17, 2028
  • Sunday, May 13, 2029
  • Sunday, December 16, 2029