Dakota Wesleyan University has rescheduled the commencement and baccalaureate services for the class of 2020 to September due to the ongoing outbreak of COVID-19 in the state and around the country.

The events, originally slated for May 2 and May 3, have been pushed back to Sept. 27. That date will coincide with Blue and White Days, the school’s homecoming celebration.

The ceremonies will take place at the Mitchell High School Performing Arts Center. All graduating students and their families are welcome and encouraged to return to campus for a weekend of celebration, the school said in an announcement. DWU said more information on the events will be released as it becomes available.

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