Update for Commencement 2022:

Northfield Area Lodging: For a listing of local lodging options, please go to Carleton’s Information & Resources for Visitors webpage.

On Campus Commencement Guest Housing: Carleton College offers limited housing in our residence halls for guests of graduating seniors during Commencement weekend. All guests are housed in rooms vacated by students and share the building and bathrooms with students who are staying during the Commencement week. These spaces are not air-conditioned and no pets are allowed.

Rooms that are available include singles and doubles and share a common floor bathroom. Rooms can be reserved for a single day or both days. Rooms open at 11:00am on Friday and close at noon on Sunday.

Linen packets including a pillow, blanket, sheets, towel and a washcloth are provided.

Cost of rooms:

  • $40 per night for a single
  • $70 per night for a double

All Commencement Guest Housing Reservations must be prepaid by credit card with form reservation.

A confirmation email with your room assignment will be sent out one week prior to Commencement.