Graduate Studies at Winona State

Graduate Students at Winona State

Graduate students are important members of our “community of learners.” Each of you brings a unique academic, personal, and cultural perspective that enriches our university.

While you are pursuing your education, we want to help you make the most of all that the university, Winona, and Rochester have to offer. Winona State is truly a beautiful place to live and work.

Important Dates/Deadlines

  • Today! Apply for your Fall 2017 graduation if you have not already done so.
  • October 13, 2017 – Email School of Graduate Studies at gradoffice@winona.edu of your plans to participate in the Fall 2017 Commencement ceremony. Applications and participation responses received after this date may not appear in the commencement booklet.
  • December 7, 2017Fall Commencement Rehearsal: 10:00 am (College of Business, College of Education and College of Science and Engineering) and 11:00 am (College of Liberal Arts and College of Nursing and Health Sciences). Please arrive and check in 30 minutes prior to the rehearsal on second floor Somsen Hall by Harriet Johnson Auditorium (click on link for information).
  • December 8, 2017Fall Commencement: 10:00 am (College of Business, College of Education and College of Science and Engineering) and 2:00 pm (College of Liberal Arts and College of Nursing and Health Sciences). Please arrive and check in 30 minutes prior to the ceremony on second floor Somsen Hall by Harriet Johnson Auditorium (click on link for information).