Families and guests, we congratulate you on your student's graduation from Winona State University. To help ensure your experience at WSU Commencement is a positive one, please review the information below.
McCown Gymnasium - Memorial Hall
December 12, 2014 - Commencement Ceremony
There are NO tickets for this event. If seating on the bleachers would be uncomfortable, it is possible for friends and family to view the ceremony from the Integrated Wellness Complex (IWC) Room 143. Strollers and balloons WILL NOT BE ALLOWED in McCown Gymnasium during the Commencement ceremony. There will be a room outside of the gym reserved for stroller parking. Please note that this room is not monitored.
Limited Senior Citizen Seating will be available in specified sections located on the main floor.
Special seating arrangements can be made for guests with a physical disability or in need of a sign language interpreter. Please contact Kristine Tibor in the Registrar’s Office or call 507.457.5036 before December 3rd.
The west via I-90
La Crosse, Madison, Milwaukee, Chicago
Parking lots on campus are available for commencement guests the day of the ceremony. You can view parking lot options online in advance of your trip. A Winona city map, directions to campus and other directional tools is available here.
WSU campus buildings are often referred to using abbreviations. We have provided a key to all building abbreviations online for your reference.
Winona is one of the Midwest's best kept secrets. Learn more about things to do while in town. We hope you enjoy your time at Winona State University and Winona.
Where to Stay
Winona offers an array of hotels at different price points. You can pick from national chains to locally owned. Explore your options.
Televised Commencement ceremony will be broadcast by HBC in Winona on Channel 25 and by Charter in Rochester on Channel 20. The ceremony will be re-telecast at later dates. The dates and times will be posted on the WSU web page.