Commencement for all May graduates will be held Saturday, May 5, 2018 at the Big Sandy Superstore Arena in downtown Huntington. 

Undergraduate ceremony begins at 9:00 am.

Masters and doctoral ceremony begins at 2:00 pm.

Countdown to Commencement 


December 2017 Graduates:

If you applied for December graduation by November 1, 2017 and have not received your diploma by February 1, please send an email inquiry to or call 304-696-6410.  Diplomas are mailed to the permanent address on file in the MU database.

Graduation Application

Marshall University now offers students the ability to apply for graduation online.  By logging into myMU, students can fill out the application and pay the commencement fee at the same time.  Paper applications must be returned to the student’s academic dean’s office and fee payment made to the Bursar’s office.

Online Graduation Application Instructions

Term Application Deadline
Spring 2018 February 2
Fall 2018 September 14

Students who do not complete the application by the deadline for the semester in which they intend to graduate will need to contact their Dean’s office regarding graduation.