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.

Commencement video stream

If you’re not able to join us in person, you can watch each commencement ceremony live online.

Winter commencement 2017 takes place over two days. See below for the schedule of ceremonies.

WINTER COMMENCEMENT 2017

ATLANTA, MARCH 10-11


COMMENCEMENT CEREMONIES

Hyatt Regency Atlanta
265 Peachtree St. NE
Atlanta, GA 30303


Friday, March 10

  • 12:00 p.m. – School of Business and Technology undergraduate programs
  • 3:00 p.m. – School of Business and Technology graduate programs
  • 6:00 p.m. – School of Education

Saturday, March 11

  • 9:00 a.m. – Harold Abel School of Social and Behavioral Sciences-Psychology
  • 12:00 p.m. – Harold Abel School of Social and Behavioral Sciences-Counseling
  • 3:00 p.m. – School of Public Service Leadership/School of Nursing and Health Sciences

Graduates: Visit Campus for the latest commencement info. A printable schedule of the weekend's activities here.

TICKETS AND SEATING

  • Ticket pick-up. Graduates will pick up guest tickets at check-in. Graduates: be sure to give tickets to your guests before your rehearsal.
  • Ticket availability. Each graduate will receive 4 guest tickets. If more tickets become available, graduates will be notified by email after February 6, 2017. If any extra tickets become available on-site, they will be distributed on a first-come, first-served basis before each ceremony.

TRAVEL INFORMATION

 

COMMENCEMENT KEEPSAKES AND MEMENTOS

  • Commemorative photos. Our commencement photographer, GradImages™, will take your photo as you receive your diploma. After the event, Grad Images™ will contact you with order information.
  • Capella Swag. A pop-up Capella Store will be on site at the Hyatt Regency on March 10-11. Browse a wide selection of apparel, gifts, and much more. But you don’t need to wait for Atlanta: Start shopping today at the online Capella Store.

SUMMER COMMENCEMENT 2017

MINNEAPOLIS, AUGUST 25-26

On August 25-26, 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. Summer commencement information will be posted starting in Spring 2017.

2017 COMMENCEMENT CEREMONIES

WINTER

Atlanta, March 10-11

SUMMER

Minneapolis, August 25-26

Gifts For Your Grad

Find the perfect thing at the Capella Store

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