Spring Commencement 2021

The commencement ceremony for Spring 2021 graduates will be held Saturday, May 1st at 9:00 a.m. at Joan C. Edwards Stadium (rain or shine).  In case of a lightning delay, commencement will be rescheduled for Sunday, May 2nd at 9:00 am at the stadium.

Commencement 2020

Two separate virtual ceremonies were held on Saturday, December 12, 2020 to recognize the university’s graduates from Spring and Summer 2020 and Winter 2020.

The 9 a.m. graduation exercise celebrated Spring 2020 graduates.

Watch 9 a.m. ceremony

Commencement Program for Spring 2020 Graduates

The noon ceremony recognized Summer 2020 and Winter 2020 graduates.

Watch noon ceremony

Commencement Program for Summer and Winter 2020 Graduates

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Class of 2020 Slideshow

The class of 2020 slideshow was created using photos submitted by members of the class of 2020 and was played prior of the virtual commencement ceremonies on December 12, 2020.

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 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

Diploma covers will be available for pick up at the Office of the Registrar once degrees are awarded in January.


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Past Event Photos and Videos

View photos and video from previous Commencement events.