Commencement

Commencement

Winter Commencement 2021

Commencement for July, August, and December 2021 graduates will be held in two separate ceremonies on Saturday, December 11th at the Mountain Health Arena.  Masks are required for graduates and guests at all times.  Tickets are not required and there is no limit on the number of guests.

If you plan to attend the ceremony, please fill out the Participation Confirmation Form.

Instructions for Graduates

10:00am Ceremony

The 10:00 a.m. ceremony will be for undergraduate and graduate students in the following colleges. Doors will open at 8:00 a.m.

College of Business
College of Education and Professional Development
College of Science
College of Engineering and Computer Sciences
Biomedical Sciences Graduate Students
Pharmaceutical Sciences Graduate Students
Doctor of Philosophy

3:00pm Ceremony

The 3:00 p.m. ceremony will be for undergraduate and graduate students in the following colleges. Doors will open at 1:00 p.m.

College of Health Professions
College of Liberal Arts
College of Arts and Media
Regents Bachelor of Arts
Doctor of Psychology

For questions regarding commencement, please contact commencement@marshall.edu.

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Cap and Gown
Cap and Gown
Caps and gowns are available for purchase at the Bookstore in the Memorial Student Center. If you have any questions, please contact 304-696-3622 or www.bkstr.com/marshallstore.
Honor Cords and Tassels
Honor Cords and Tassels
Students may stop by the Registrar’s Office in Old Main 106A to pick up academic honor cords and tassels.
Diplomas and Diploma Covers
Diplomas and Diploma Covers
Diplomas will be mailed to the student’s permanent address 4-6 weeks after the graduation date. Graduates will have six months after the graduation date to inform the Office of the Registrar that he or she did not receive the diploma. After that period, all students must order a replacement diploma. Diploma covers will be available for pick up only at the Office of the Registrar. Covers can not be mailed.
Photos
Photos
Professional photographers were at the stage area during the ceremony to take pictures of each graduate. Legacy Photographies, Inc. will send proof information to graduates using MU e-mail addresses a few days after the ceremony. Purchase of photographs is entirely optional. If you have any questions, please contact Legacy at www.legacyphoto.com or 1-800-447-2550.
Rings and Announcements
Rings and Announcements
Graduates can purchase class rings and announcements from Jostens.
Past Event Photos and Videos
Past Event Photos and Videos
View photos and video from previous Commencement events.
Commencement Program Archive
Commencement Program Archive
You can view past Marshall University Commencement Programs.