Countdown to commencement

March 13, 2014 —

Temps are warming up, spring is right around the corner and so is planning for this year’s commencement.


Get up-to-date news, schedules and so much more online!

And don’t forget, to share the moment  this year. #dmugrad14 is the official hashtag of Des Moines University Commencement 2014. To share your graduation week experience, use #dmugrad14 on Twitter, Instagram and other social media sites. Also make sure to follow @desmoinesuniv.


With a deep love for her hometown, Nicole Branstad is pro-Des Moines and is constantly touting its many events and attractions. When she isn’t out exploring the city she likes to spend time with her husband Marcus and their son Everett. She enjoys hosting lavish dinner parties, collecting wine and buying fresh flowers at the downtown farmer’s market. Nicole works in the marketing & communications department as the online marketing-enrollment coordinator.