Current Students

School of Graduate Studies

Graduate students are important members of the Winona State University community of learners. Each and every single graduate student brings a uniquely personal, cultural and academic perspective that enriches WSU.

Make the most out of what the Winona and Rochester campus has to offer while pursuing your education. Winona State is truly an outstanding place to live and work.


Important Dates & Deadlines

Oct. 7 (Midterm) – Deadline to apply for graduation.

  • Submit the Graduate Student – Application for Graduation form on WarriorSpace to apply for graduation. Submit this same form to apply for Certificate Program Completion. You'll need your StarID to login.

Dec. 9 – Fall 2022 Commencement

  • College of Business, College of Liberal Arts and College of Science and Engineering - 9am
  • College of Education and College of Nursing and Health Science - 11:30am
Spring 2023

March 3 - (Midterm) - Deadline to apply for graduation 
  • Submit the Graduate Student – Application for Graduation form on WarriorSpace to apply for graduation. Submit this same form to apply for Certificate Program Completion. You'll need your StarID to login.
May 5 - Spring 2023 Commencement 


Learn more about the Commencement Ceremony.