Students in field


April 24, 2017

Three international students among this year’s business school graduates

From left – Theresa Wolf, Aoi Buto and Pavel Kuzmin.

This spring’s graduating class really puts the International in the International School of Business (ISB) at Finlandia University. Receiving their BBA on April 30 will be three very special students: Aoi Buto, Pavel Kuzmin and Theresa Wolf.

Aoi Buto is from Okayama, Japan and is majoring in Business Administration with a concentration in marketing. While planning to attend a college in Japan, Buto found Finlandia’s website and was able to [...]

April 10, 2017

Caps and gowns in and ready to be picked up at North Wind Books

Student cap and gowns are now in at North Wind Books. Pick them up at the bookstore during regular business hours. The bookstore will be open Friday (Good Friday) and Saturday of this week as per normal hours. About North Wind Books

At the North Wind Shops of Finlandia University, you will find books and many other items to interest and tempt readers of both fiction and non-fiction, history enthusiasts, nature lovers, friends of the arts, and lighthouse and maritime buffs. [...]

April 3, 2017

Finnish Consul General to speak at Finlandia University commencement

Consul General of Finland to New York Manu Virtamo is providing the keynote address at Finlandia University’s commencement ceremony on Sunday, April 30 at the Paavo Nurmi Center.

“It is only fitting that as we celebrate Finland’s centennial anniversary of independence, Finlandia welcomes the most recently appointed Consul General of Finland to New York,” FinnU President Philip Johnson said. “Manu and his wife, Liisa, have expressed enthusiasm for their upcoming trip to Finlandia and the Upper Peninsula, with plans to extend [...]

Graduation at Finlandia University
April 3, 2017

Flags at commencement

Below is a listing of the flags that we will have on display at graduation. For graduates that will be participating in the ceremony on April 30, if you do not see a flag representing your home country or your heritage/familial lineage and you would like to have it on display, you can contact Alyson DeLandsheer (alyson.delandsheer@finlandia.edu). We will work to the best of our abilities to meet your request. This must be done no later than April [...]

Graduation at Finlandia University
February 8, 2017

Cap & Gown Fitting is February 20-25 at North Wind Books

As the semester draws along, we’re inching ever closer to commencement 2017. To help graduates prepare for that, North Wind Books is hosting cap and gown fitting for December 2016, Spring 2017 and Summer 2017 graduates. Fitting will be Monday, February 20 through Saturday, February 25 during regular business hours (M-F 10-6, Sat. 10-4) at North Wind Books. There is NO CHARGE for graduation attire if fitted during this time period.

October 11, 2016

Spring/Summer 2017 graduation application information

Graduation applications for spring 2017 and summer 2017 are due into the registrar’s office by November 14.  The forms must be completed in full or they will be returned to the advisors, which could lead to a delay in processing.

Please remember that the following are the responsibility of the student and advisor to note correctly:

Progress sheet year. Finlandia Core Classes – The courses listed must appear on the Finlandia Core Class listings. If the class is a transferred elective that [...]

September 21, 2016

Graduation Day 2017

Information on Baccalaureate/Commencement to be announced as the event gets closer.

Graduation at Finlandia University

2020 Graduation

Latest Updates on Graduation Day 2020

Updated 4/20/20

2020 Finlandia University Graduation 2020 Graduation Schedule Sunday, May 3, 2020

Virtual Baccalaureate: 10 a.m.

Thursday, May 21, 2020

Virtual Commencement: 6 p.m.


Graduation honors are determined by a student’s cumulative GPA at Finlandia University. To achieve graduation honors at the associate degree level, students must have earned a minimum of 30 credits at Finlandia University. To achieve graduation honors at the baccalaureate degree level, students must have earned a minimum of 60 credits at [...]

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