Midland University - Fremont, Ne

Commencement 2019

Commencement 2019

Commencement ScheduleMidland Cross at the Center

Baccalaureate: Friday, May 10, 3:30 p.m., Clemmons Hall
Baccalaureate reception: Friday, May 10, Immediately Following Ceremony, Eikmeire Commons in the Olson Student Center
Nurse Pinning Ceremony:  Friday, May 10, 5:30 p.m., Kimmel Theatre
Graduate Programs Commencement: Friday, May 10, 7 p.m., Wikert Event Center
Graduate Programs Commencement reception: Friday, May 10, 8 p.m., Wikert Event Center Lobby
Undergraduate Programs Commencement: Saturday, May 11, 10 a.m., Wikert Event Center.
Live stream of the ceremony:

Parking & Directions

Parking Directions

Need directions to campus or information on where to park for Commencement? Click here for a printable PDF map.

Lodging Information

Lodging Suggestions

Click here for a list of Midland University Hotel Partners to receive a Midland University discount when booking your stay.

Proficiency Evaluation

Proficiency Evaluation

This assessment is required of all graduating Seniors. The purpose is to measure academic progress since Freshman year.

  • Opportunities to take the assessment close on Monday, April 30th.
  • Assessments will take place in the Quiz Lab. You will need your student ID. Hours are 5:00-8:00 p.m. Sunday; 8:00 a.m.-8:00 p.m. Monday; 8:00 a.m.-8:00 p.m. Tuesday; 9:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m. Wednesday; 9:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m. Thursday; 8:00 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Friday. The Quiz Lab is closed on Saturday.
  • Please allow 2 hours for completion, and please arrive at least 2 hours prior to the Quiz Lab's closing time. You do not have to set up a time.
  • You will not be able to pick up your cap and gown if the assessment is not taken.

Graduation Fair

Grad Fair

Tuesday, Apri 17th 2:00-6:00 p.m.
Wednesday, April 18th, 9:00 a.m.-1:00 p.m.
Thursday, April 26th, 10:00 a.m.-2:00 p.m.
Wikert Event Center
Monday, April 23rd, 5:00-7:00 p.m., Omaha Center, 11213 Davenport St., Omaha

Financial Aid, Student Billing and Personal & Career Development Center staff will all be in attendance. 

  • Financial Aid Direct Loan Exit Counseling: Students need to bring their FSA ID (username and password) from FAFSA and information (address and phone) for 3 references. Plan on 20 minutes for the online counseling.
  • PCDC: Update on your job search
  • Student Billing: Confirm payment and outstanding bills
  • Mailing address update
  • Learn about graduate programs
  • Register as alumni
  • Cap and gown pick up
Note: There is a $100 fee placed on all graduates’ accounts whether or not students are walking in the ceremony.

Petition to Graduate


If you are a graduating senior, you need to complete your Petition to Graduate, even if you are not participating in Commencement. Petitions can be found at under Registrar Forms. Those students who have not yet completed the application can do so in the Registrar's Office. 

Have questions? Contact the Academic Affairs Office at 402-941-6223 or

Regalia, Invitations & Photos

You're Invited!

Graduates need to order regalia by Friday, March 30, and may do so at .Invitations and other Commencement-related items may also be ordered there.

Lifetouch Photography will capture group and individual pictures. About 2 weeks after Commencement, Lifetouch will send a link to the graduate's Midland email account with ordering information.