The commencement ceremony is a profound rite of passage. We invite you, your friends, and your family to celebrate your graduation at one of our commencement ceremonies.

Summer 2014 Commencement | AUGUST 16, 2014

Commencement Ceremonies

10 a.m. CDT, 11 a.m. EDT

School of Undergraduate Studies
School of Education
School of Business and Technology

2:30 p.m. CDT, 3:30 p.m. EDT

Harold Abel School of Social and Behavioral Sciences
School of Public Service Leadership

View the complete schedule.

Travel Information

Hotel Reservations:

Hilton Hotel Minneapolis
A block of rooms have been reserved at the Minneapolis Hilton at a special room rate of $121.00 plus tax for single or double occupancy, $20.00 additional person. The special room rate will be available until July 13 or until the group block is sold-out, whichever comes first.

Delta Air Lines Code

Capella University's partner in the skies, Delta Air Lines, offers a discount for the upcoming Capella Commencement, for U.S./Canada originating passengers using the Published Fare. Please note that the discount code will only work for verified dates of travel surrounding the official Capella commencement event. The discount may not be applicable to all fares.

Reservations and ticketing is available via www.delta.com or by calling the Delta Meeting Network Reservations at 800-328-1111. Please note that a direct ticketing charge will apply for booking by phone. When booking online, select Meeting Event Code and enter the Meeting ID NMGST

Car Rentals

Please reference AWD#J991532 when placing your reservation at 1-800-331-1600 or www.avis.com


Family and friends who can't attend in person can participate by watching the event live at: www.capella.edu/watchcommencement.

Ceremony Ticket Information

Capella University wants to provide each guest an equal opportunity to celebrate their graduate's accomplishments. Each guest must have a ticket to attend a commencement ceremony. Each graduate will receive up to 4 guest tickets upon check in, at the registration desk.

If you require additional tickets, please e-mail Commencement@Capella.edu Attn: Box Office Manager, with the number of additional tickets you require. These requests will be evaluated, and approximately one week prior to commencement weekend, you will be notified if we are able to grant you the extra tickets you requested. Guests can also watch the ceremony from the overflow area.

General seating for the commencement ceremony begins 30 minutes prior to the ceremony start. All guests should plan to be seated at least 10 minutes prior to the start of the commencement ceremony. Late seating is at the discretion of the ushers. Guests requiring special services such as disability seating are asked to arrive 60 minutes prior to the ceremony start time. Please prearrange special seating by emailing Commencement.

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2015 WINTER Commencement

The Winter Commencement ceremonies will take place in Washington,D.C. on Friday and Saturday, March 6 and 7, 2015. Please check back for details beginning October 2014.