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Concordia St. Paul is currently planning our in person Fall Commencement that will take place on Sat. December 18, 2021, in the Gangelhoff Center. 

Graduate’s RSVP submissions, venue capacity limits and COVID protocols will be reviewed at the end of October. This information will allow us to determine the ceremony time and final guest ticket quantity (minimum 6), which will be communicated to students the week of Nov. 8th. 

 

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 will be sent via CSP email to all eligible students (those who completed the application for program completion) mid-October.  This form must be submitted by Oct. 27th.  

  • Students who plan to participate in the upcoming Dec. ceremony will receive ordering instructions in early November. If you are not planning to attend a future ceremony, you will also have an opportunity to secure your keepsake items.

  • Each student will receive at least 6 guest tickets. This number may increase after the university reviews RSVP submissions, COVID protocol and venue capacity in late October.


    Graduates will receive an email the week of Nov. 8th that will include the final number of guest tickets that can be secured and instructions on how to claim them.

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

     

  • Graduates will learn their ceremony time the week of Nov. 8th.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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