For Graduates

Becoming a Bear grad

Missouri State University is proud to be your academic foundation, and we're excited to celebrate your accomplishments!

Spring commencement will take place 10 a.m., 1:30 p.m. and 5 p.m., May 13, 2016.  Division is by college of major. Not sure of your college?

10:00 a.m.

  • College of Health and Human Services
  • College of Natural and Applied Sciences
  • William H. Darr School of Agriculture

1:30 p.m.

  • College of Business

5:00 p.m.

  • College of Arts and Letters
  • College of Education
  • College of Humanities and Public Affairs
  • Global Studies Majors

Graduation eligibility

You should begin the graduation process before or early in your final semester. The application deadline to have your name included in the printed commencement program is April 1, 2016. You may apply after April 1, but your name will not be in the printed program. See graduation eligibility for more information.