Twice each year, Capella University graduates and their guests come together from all over the world to celebrate the incredible achievements of our graduates. Families, friends, and guests: this is your go-to spot for commencement information, updates and more.
Capella will host its winter commencement weekend March 2-3, 2018 in New Orleans, LA. Ceremonies will take place in the New Orleans Theater located in the Ernest N. Morial Convention Center. All other activities, including the room block, will occur at our host hotel, The Hyatt Regency New Orleans.
March 3, 2018
Ernest N. Morial Convention Center
900 Convention Center Blvd.
New Orleans, LA 70130
9:00am School of Education
12:00pm School of Business and Technology
3:00pm Harold Abel School of Psychology & School of Counseling and Human Services
6:00pm School of Nursing and Health Sciences & School of Public Service Leadership
*All times listed are in central time.
Additional Weekend information
Full schedule for the weekend here
Commencement check-in and ceremony directions. Use the outlined routes on this map to avoid marathon road closures.
On August 10-11, Capella will host commencement ceremonies in our home town: Minneapolis, Minnesota. We’re excited to celebrate with you—and to show off the city where we live and work. More information will be posted in Spring 2018.