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Commencement Ceremony

Thursday, May 10, 2018
7- 9 p.m.
Aldrich Arena, Maplewood

Contact Information

Enrollment Center

College Center

Hours for Dec. 27-29

Tue., Wed., Thur.: 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Fri.: 8:30 a.m. - 4 p.m.

Hours for Jan. 1-5

Mon.: Closed
Tue., Wed., Thur.: 8:30 a.m. - 6 p.m.
Fri.: 8:30 a.m. - 4 p.m.

Hours for Jan. 8-12

Mon. - Thur.: 8:30 a.m. - 6 p.m.
Fri.: 8:30 a.m. - 4 p.m.

Upcoming Closures

Jan. 1st, 2018
Jan. 15th, 2018
Feb. 19th, 2018

Enrollment Center

Graduation & Commencement


The 2018 Inver Hills commencement ceremony will be held at 7 p.m. on Thursday, May 10, 2018 at Aldrich Arena in Maplewood.

For complete commencement details, click here.

Cap and Gown

Graduates will need a cap and gown for commencement. Graduates participating in the commencement ceremony will be able to purchase their cap and gown from the bookstore for $25 beginning April 2.

  • Veterans and Military Service Members: Inver Hills recognizes graduates who have served or are currently serving in the armed forces. Veteran honor cords are available at no additional cost and can be picked up beginning April 3 in the Veterans Services office.
  • Honors medallions are given to students who graduate with a grade point average (GPA) of 3.75 or higher while earning at least 20 credits at Inver Hills. Honors medallions may be picked up beginning April 2 in the Enrollment Center.
  • Phi Theta Kappa members may purchase a PTK stole and tassel in the bookstore beginning April 2.

Application for Graduation

You must meet with a counselor or advisor to apply for graduation. You can stop in during open advising or call 651-450-3508 to make an appointment. You can apply to graduate during any semester and are encouraged to apply early to guarantee that your information is included in the next commencement ceremony.

For students who plan to graduate during the 2017-2018 school year, and who wish to attend the 2018 commencement ceremony, the deadline to complete the application for graduation is Friday, March 2nd, 2018.


One month after the term ends, your graduation application will be processed to make certain you have completed your degree requirements. If you have fulfilled all requirements, you will receive a congratulations letter in the mail along with one official transcript, stamped by the college registrar, that shows your completed degree.


When you have completed your requirements, the Enrollment Center will order your diploma. You should receive your diploma in the U.S. Mail three to four months after your last semester.

Application for Certificate Completion

If you are graduating with a certificate, you may complete the Application for Certificate Completion form. You can deliver the form to the Enrollment Center by hand, fax or mail.

Graduation Policy

To learn more, read Inver Hills Community College Graduation Policy.

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