Each college and department at Bemidji State University will kick off commencement day, May 8, with a traditional pre-commencement brunch for graduates and their families. The brunch will be held in both the upper and lower Hobson Memorial Union from 9:30-11:30 a.m.
The upper union’s Beaux Arts Ballroom will host accounting; business; human performance, sport and health; and professional education graduates.
College of Arts and Sciences graduates gather in the lower Lakeside area, with mass communication grads meeting in Lower Lakeside-North. The lower union’s Scandanavian Room will host psychology grads, and criminal justice majors will meet in the Viking Room. Social work grads will gather in Lower Lakeside-South. Technology, art and design graduates will gather in the Crying Wolf Room, while the Bemidji School of Nursing will gather outside the Crying Wolf Room overlooking the lower Lakeside area.
Guest drop-off will be available along Birchmont Drive and accessible parking will be open behind the lower union. Wheelchair access will be provide through both the upper and lower unions. Guides will be available to provide assistance. No tickets are required for the brunch.