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.

Commencement Participation Confirmation

Commencement Instructions


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
July 2018 June 8
August 2018 July 13
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.