Graduation Information

Southwest High School Graduation

Wednesday 9 June 2021 -- 5:00 – 7:30pm

Mariucci Arena, University of Minnesota - East Bank - Minneapolis, MN 55455, USA

Significant Dates for Seniors

January:


February: Southwest H.S. General Scholarship in Naviance


March


April

28th - ACT Online - All 11th graders and 12th graders who did not take the ACT in October 2020

May

13th - Senior Awards Banquet - Virtual

27th - Senior Finals - A Day, Periods 1,2,3

28th - Senior Finals - B Day, Periods 4.5.6

June

TBD- Mandatory Rehearsal -- Cap & Gown dispersal will immediately follow

TBD - Last day to clear obligations: Counseling Office, Athletic Office, Front Office

Information for Seniors & Attendees of Graduation


Graduates:

• WHERE?

• WHEN?

• CHECK-IN WITH THE OFFICAL LINE-UP COMMISSIONAIRE – MR. FOCHT-PERLBERG (FP).

• BRING YOUR READER CARDS – DON'T LOSE THEM

• BRING YOUR CAP & GOWN & TASSEL – DON'T LOSE THEM

• MAKE SURE YOUR PHONE IS CHARGED… & TURNED OFF BEFORE THE CEREMONY BEGINS

• LINE UP WILL BEGIN


Family & Friends:

• Two tickets per Senior will be provided for family

• Parking is available in several lots surrounding the arena. Surface Lots: Maroon, Victory, & 37 ($5-$10) and Parking Garages: University Avenue & 4th Street Ramps (Hourly rate that maxes out at $12)

• Please be in your seats no later than 15 minutes prior to the start of the ceremony - 4:45

• Do not bring ballons to the graduation. The Mariucci staff will not allow the balloons to enter the facility.

• A professional photographer will capture your Graduate on stage and professional videographers will be filming the entire event. We will provide info for you to order pictures and/or video.

• After the last Graduate has exited the floor, please meet your Graduate at the front of Mariucci Arena.