We're excited to celebrate the Class of 2021! This is our one-stop-shop for all things graduation. Please refer to this page for graduation information and we'll continue to add details as they're available.
In-person graduation ceremony – Friday, June 11, 7 p.m., Mariucci:
The graduation ceremony will take Friday, June 11 at 7 p.m. at Mariucci Arena (University of Minnesota – Twin Cities). Due to ample seating, no tickets will be issued for spectators. There is no reserved seating. It is first come, first served. Doors will open at 6:30 p.m. and Mariucci Arena personnel will be on site to assist with seating. There is no need to make pre-arrangements for handicap accessible seating. Seats of this nature can be found throughout Mariucci Arena. Please ask an usher at Mariucci to direct you to this seating.
Where: Mariucci Arena - University of Minnesota Campus - 1901 4th Street SE, Minneapolis, MN 55455
When: Friday, June 11, 2021
Student Arrival Time: No later than 6:15 p.m. It will be easiest if students enter Mariucci Arena through the Loading Dock Entrance, 1912 5th St SE, Minneapolis, 55455. If your student needs a ride to graduation, please contact the high school main office.
Guest Arrival Time: Mariucci is opening doors at 6 p.m. (updated), guests may begin arriving at that time. Guests should enter through the main doors.
Start Time: 7 p.m.
End Time: 8 p.m. (approximate)
See the accordion below for more important information including parking, directions, Mariucci event protocols, SLPHS photo opportunity, rehearsal information and more.
- Mariucci Parking and Directions
- SLP Commencement Expectations
- Commencement Protocols at Mariucci Arena
- Last Day of School – graduation rehearsal and iPad turn-in event, June 10
- Graduation Photo Opportunity, June 10-11
- Cap and Gown Distribution in Main Office
- Senior All Night Party Registration
- Important dates and times for the remainder of the school year
Yard signs still available for pick up: If haven’t picked up your yard sign but would still like one, please stop at the front office to pick up your sign.
Counselors cannot send a student's final transcript to their college unless they have completed the senior survey. Seniors can complete the senior survey in Naviance now until the final day of school. Transcripts are typically sent to colleges the week of June 21.
|Past Student and Family Communication|
- June 9, 2021 - Final essential graduation reminders, live streaming available and more
- June 3, 2021 - Rehearsal date, Mariucci protocols, commencement expectations and more
- May 27, 2021 - Photo Opportunity sign up, unlimited tickets and Mariucci Arena Parking
- May 17, 2021 - Cap and Gown distribution, graduation, last day of school and more
- April 30, 2021 - Graduation location, yard signs, caps & gowns and more
- April 20, 2021 - Updates on graduation and the senior experience