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Concordia St. Paul is currently planning our in person Fall Commencement Ceremony. The event will be in person and also live streamed.

Date: Sat. December 18, 2021

Time: 10am (CST)

Location: Gangelhoff Center

After reviewing graduate’s RSVP submissions and venue capacity, each graduate will receive 10 guest tickets

Continue to visit this page for Commencement updates.  We look forward to helping you celebrate your academic achievements!

Frequently Asked Questions

  • All students completing degree requirements are required to complete the application for program completion.  Once a student completes this online form, students are placed on the commencement eligibility list and will receive the official RSVP to attend the commencement ceremony.  For additional information and the direct link to apply visit the Registrar’s Program Completion & Commencement webpage.

  • The RSVP form was sent to all eligible students (those who completed the application
    for program completion) on October 14th the CSP email account.

    The original RSVP deadline was October 27, however there still is additional room. Please email commencement@csp.edu immediately to receive additional information.

  • Students who plan to participate in the upcoming Dec. ceremony received ordering instructions in early November. If you have not received the information, please email commencment@csp.edu.  If you are not planning to attend a future ceremony, you will also have an opportunity to secure your keepsake items mid-December.  

  • Each student will receive 10 guest tickets. Graduates will received an email the week of Nov. 15th that included instructions on how to claim them.  Students who completed this form past the original deadline, your information will manually need to be sent to the attire and ticket vendor. You can expect a follow up email with further instructions 5-7 business days after you complete this form.

    The ceremony will be live streamed for friends and family who are not able to celebrate in person.

     

  • Only undergraduate degree-completing students are eligible to earn honors. Graduate students are not eligible for Latin Honors.

    Undergraduate students who complete 60 or more credits at CSP and meet the following GPA requirements will earn Latin honors:

    • 3.6 – 3.74 Cum Laude
    • 3.75 – 3.89 Magna Cum Laude
    • 3.9 – 4.0 Summa Cum Laude

    Undergraduate students who complete 59 or fewer credits at CSP and meet the following GPA requirements will earn honors:

    • 3.75 – 3.89 with Distinction
    • 3.9 – 4.0 with High Distinction

    Honors listed in the commencement program will be estimated if your degree is not yet awarded and may change based on your final grades and cumulative GPA when your degree is awarded. The honors earned, if any, at the time your degree is awarded will be printed on your transcript and diploma. If your degree is awarded after the commencement ceremony and your estimated honors changed, you may request to exchange your medallion or pin by contacting the Registrar’s Office at 651-641-8233 or registrar@csp.edu.

  • Commencement weekend for Spring 2022 will be Friday, May 6 and Saturday, May 7.  Additional information will be available in March.

  • If you have additional questions after reviewing the above FAQ’s, please email or call the Commencement Team and allow for 3-5 business days for a response.

    • Email: commencement@csp.edu
    • Phone: 651-641-8352

Degrees and Majors by College

    • BACHELOR OF ARTS: Accounting, Business, Business Management, Human Resource Management, Information Technology Management, Management and Leadership, Marketing, Organizational Management & Leadership
    • BACHELOR OF SCIENCE: Accounting, Computer Science, Finance, Marketing, Math
    • MASTER OF ARTS: Human Resource Management, Strategic Communication Management
    • MASTER OF SCIENCE: Information Technology in Management
    • MASTER OF BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION: Business Administration
    • BACHELOR OF ARTS: Child Development, Child Learning and Development, Elementary Education, Individually Designed, Music Education,
    • MASTER OF ARTS TEACHING: Teaching
    • MASTER OF ARTS: Education, Special Education
    • EDUCATIONAL SPECIALIST: School Administration
    • DOCTOR OF EDUCATION: Educational Leadership
    • ASSOCIATE OF APPLIED SCIENCE: Diagnostic Medical Sonography
    • BACHELOR OF ARTS: Biology, Community Health Science, Exercise Science, Health Care Administration, Individually Designed, Public Health, Sport Management
    • BACHELOR OF SCIENCE: Biology, Exercise Science, Orthotics & Prosthetics
    • BACHELOR OF SCIENCE NURSING: Nursing
    • MASTER OF ARTS: Sport Management
    • MASTER OF SCIENCE: Exercise Science
    • DOCTOR OF PHYSICAL THERAPY: Physical Therapy
    • BACHELOR OF ARTS: Criminal Justice, Family Science, Psychology
    • MASTER OF ARTS: Criminal Justice Leadership, Family Science, Human Services
    • ASSOCIATE OF ARTS: General Studies
    • BACHELOR OF ARTS: Art Studio, Communication Studies, Community Arts, English Creative Writing Emphasis, Music, Public Relations, Theology
    • BACHELOR OF FINE ARTS: Graphic Design
    • MASTER OF FINE ARTS: Creative Writing