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.

DNP Dissemination, Thesis, SIP Project, and Capstone Titles

Important Dates/Deadlines

  • Today! Apply for your Fall 2018 graduation if you have not already done so.
  • October 2, 2018 – Email School of Graduate Studies at gradoffice@winona.edu of your plans to participate in the Fall Commencement ceremony. Applications and participation responses received after this date may not appear in the commencement booklet.
  • November 12, 2018 – WSU Winona will be holding a Grad Finale Event at the Bookstore from 8am-4pm for students to purchase their regalia at a 20% discount. The WSU Bookstore will be sending out an email before the event with additional information.
  • November 23, 2018 – WSU Rochester will hold a Grad Finale Event from 8am to 4pm.The WSU Bookstore will be sending out an email before the event with additional information.
  • December 6, 2018Fall Commencement Rehearsal 10:30am (College of Business and College of Science and Engineering); 11:15am (College of Liberal Arts and College of Education); 12pm (College of Nursing and Health Sciences). Please arrive and check in 15 minutes prior to the rehearsal in front of Memorial Hall or in the event of inclement weather, check in on second floor Somsen Hall by Harriet Johnson Auditorium.
  • December 7, 2018Fall Commencement: 9am (College of Business and College of Science and Engineering); 12:30pm (College of Education and College of Liberal Arts); and 4pm (College of Nursing and Health Sciences). Please arrive and check in 30 minutes prior to the ceremony in front of Memorial Hall or in the event of inclement weather, check in on second floor Somsen Hall by Harriet Johnson Auditorium.