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Ceremony Locations

  • May/summer ceremony at La Crosse Center, 200 Harborview Dr, La Crosse, WI
  • December ceremony at Viterbo University, Fine Arts Center, 900 Viterbo Dr, La Crosse, WI
  • Proseminar 2019 ceremony at La Crosse Center, 200 Harborview Dr, La Crosse, WI

Ceremony Information

  • No tickets are required to attend any of the May commencement events. There is plenty of seating at the pinnings and commencement ceremonies.
  • For the December 2019 Commencement ceremony, students will be issued four tickets for guests.  After mid-semester, students will be notified via their Viterbo email if extra tickets will be available for distribution.
  • Seating at Mass is on a first come basis.
  • The commencement ceremony is typically an hour and a half to an hour and forty-five minutes in length.


  • Empire Photography photographers will take photos of each candidate as they receive their diploma and a solo portrait is also taken after they exit the stage.
  • Proofs will be emailed to your Viterbo University email address.
  • To preregister you email address so you can receive your complimentary proofs, visit Empire Photography at
  • Guests may take photographs at any time from their seats.
  • The commencement ceremony will be streamed live via the Web, however, video of the ceremony will not be available afterwards.


Currently there will NOT be a vendor available at the May Commencement. We are sorry for any inconvenience.

Contact the Registrar's Office

If your names does not appear on the list of Candidates for Graduation or you have questions about filling out your application for degree form, contact:
Nancy Oelke, 608-796-3183,

Contact the Commencement Committee

If you have further questions regarding the commencement ceremony or activities surrounding commencement, contact:
Kori Salaski, Registrar, 608-796-3185,