Venue & Parking

The WSU commencement ceremony will take place in McCown Gymnasium in Memorial Hall.

There will also be a Live Stream Viewing event in Harriet Johnson Auditorium in Somsen Hall.

Tickets are required for both of these on-campus events.


Winona State University is located at 175 W. Mark Street, Winona, MN 55987.

The commencement ceremony is located off Main Street, adjacent to East 9th Street, in McCown Gymnasium - Memorial Hall.

The Live Stream Viewing event will be held in Harriet Johnson Auditorium on the second floor of Somsen Hall. Somsen Hall is located at the intersection of 8th St. and Johnson St.

Please view our campus map or Google Maps for help navigating our campus.


Drop off for elderly and those with physical limitations is located at the end of Johnson Street (PDF).

This can be accessed via Mark Street.


All WSU parking lots are free of charge on commencement day.

Take a look at Campus Parking Map (PDF) for parking available on campus.