male and female students in graduation cap and gowns during the WSU commencement ceremony


All graduation applications are processed by the WSU- Winona campus. Graduating WSU-Rochester students participate in the commencement ceremony held in Winona, MN.

Some Rochester-based programs hold their own traditional ceremonies to recognize the students in their programs. Please check with your academic department for information on those events.

Learn more about how to prepare and apply for graduation from WSU, as well as how to participate in the commencement ceremony.