NHCC | North Hennepin Community College


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Faculty and Staff

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Important Dates

April 8, 2017 Deadline to RSVP for Commencement Ceremony 
April 8, 2017 Deadline to order regalia
May 10, 2017 Commencement Ceremony - arrive between 4:30-6pm

Pre-Commencement Information

RSVP for Commencement Ceremony

The Commencement Ceremony is a required event for faculty. Attendance for staff is optional, but encouraged. Faculty and staff should complete this RSVP form regardless of whether you plan to attend or not. The deadline to RSVP is April 8, 2017.


You will pick up regalia on the day of the event at the Minneapolis Convention Center between 4:30-6:30pm. To take advantage of this option, please place your order here. The deadline to order regalia is April 8, 2017.


Please indicate on the Commencement RSVP form if you'd like to volunteer. If you select "yes," you will be contacted closer to the event date with more information on how you can help.

Disability Accommodations

If you require disability accommodations related to participation in the Commencement Ceremony (including special seating for yourself, sign language interpretation, personal audio amplification, etc.), please contact Tom Lynch, Director of Access Services, at 763-493-0556 or TLynch@nhcc.edu by May 5, 2017.

Commencement Day


All graduates, faculty and staff participating in the processional should arrive at the Minneapolis Convention Center no later than 6:30pm on Wednesday, May 10, 2017. We recommend arriving between 4:30 - 6pm. We will direct you on where to check in, pick up your regalia, and line up for the processional. You must be in line by 7pm, and the processional will begin at 7:15pm.

Location, Parking & Transportation

The Minneapolis Convention Center is located at 1301 Second Avenue S, Minneapolis. Click here for more information on directions and parking. Information regarding bus options to/from the event will be available soon.





Contact Information

Student Life Office
Phone: 763-424-0801
Location: Campus Center