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51 Students will Graduate May 7 from U of I Coeur d’Alene

April 24, 2018

COEUR D’ALENE — A total of 51 University of Idaho students will graduate from the University of Idaho Coeur d’Alene this spring.

Statewide, U of I students have applied for 1,155 bachelor’s degrees, 93 law degrees, 35 doctoral degrees, nine specialist degrees and 274 master’s degrees. Some students will have earned multiple degrees. This year's commencement brings the university's all-time total to 117,335 graduates and 125,567 degrees.

U of I Coeur d’Alene graduates are eligible for 51 degrees. Coeur d’Alene graduates have applied for 28 bachelor’s degrees, a doctoral degree and 22 master’s degrees. 

The U of I Coeur d’Alene ceremony begins at 7:30 p.m. Monday, May 7, in the Boswell Hall Schuler Performing Arts Center at North Idaho College. Lineup begins at 6:45 p.m.

The President's Office will host a reception immediately following the ceremony. Friends, family and faculty are invited to join in congratulating the new graduates. Dessert will be served.

Tickets are not required for the event; however, students are asked to email Juli Anderson at to RSVP with the number of guests they are bringing by April 30.

Students or guests with disability-related needs are invited to contact Anderson at 208-667-2588 or via email as early as possible to allow time to arrange needed services and access. 

U of I Coeur d’Alene’s commencement speaker is Norm Gissel, a Coeur d’Alene-area attorney who has been recognized for his dedication and work to fight for racial justice and civil rights. Originally from Weiser, Gissel received his bachelor’s degree in history from U of I in 1962. He served four years in the U.S. Air Force before returning to U of I and graduating with his Juris Doctor in 1970. He retired from law practice in 2015.

Complete information about all U of I commencement ceremonies, including information for visitors, is available at 

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