Commencement – Saturday, May 11, 2024

2024 Commencement Recording

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Class of 2024 Commencement Ceremony Details

DateSaturday, May 11, 2024 from 10 am to 12 pm (CT) 

Northrop (located on the East Bank of the University of Minnesota's Twin Cities campus)
84 Church Street SE
Minneapolis, MN 55455

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Start TimeThe ceremony begins promptly at 10 am (CT) and lasts approximately two hours. Doors open at 9 am (CT) and graduates are asked to arrive by 8:30 am (CT). The graduate's processional will begin promptly at 9:50 am (CT). The ceremony will be livestreamed at
ReceptionOn Friday, May 10, Interim Dean Bill McGeveran invites the University of Minnesota Law School Class of 2024 and their guests to a graduate reception on the Plaza level of Mondale Hall from 3 to 5 pm (CT). Graduates are requested to RSVP online for their guests (registration link provided late spring). 
SpeakerLiwanag Q. Ojala ’98, chief transformation officer at American Public Media Group and Minnesota Public Radio
Order of Exercises
  • Prelude and Processional
  • Welcome
  • Stanley V. Kinyon Teaching Awards
  • Presentation of the Class of 2024 Student Awards and Class Gift
  • William B. Lockhart Award for Excellence in Scholarship, Leadership, and Service
  • Minnesota Law Equity & Diversity Awards
  • LL.M. Class Graduation Address
  • J.D. Class Graduation Address
  • Commencement Address
  • Presentation of the Class of 2024
  • Hail! Minnesota
  • Recessional





Please contact the Law School Event Manager with any questions regarding the Commencement ceremony at