COVID-19 Advisory

Information and updates regarding COVID-19Updated: October 21, 2020



Missouri State has completed its planning for the upcoming October 18 Commencement ceremony, established a deadline of October 2nd, and is no longer accepting RSVPs to attend the October ceremony.

Graduates from May and Summer 2020 may still attend the December 11 ceremony. To express your interest in attending this ceremony, please email Details for that ceremony will be sent via email in the coming weeks.

Both October 18 ceremonies have been capped at 500 graduates. Each graduate can invite up to 6 guests. These limits are based on JQH Arena capacity with current COVID-19 restrictions in place. We're asking graduates to follow these rules so everyone has the chance to celebrate with their guests.

We look forward to celebrating with all of our #BearGrads.

October 2020 Commencement

Spring and summer 2020 #BearGrads can join commencement ceremonies on Oct. 18 or Dec. 11, 2020.

Watch video

Can't make it to commencement? You can watch videos from previous ceremonies.

Celebrate with us

Join us in a virtual celebration for the class of 2020 with frames, GIFs, stickers and video. We can't wait to be together for our official in-person formal ceremonies on Oct. 18 and Dec. 11.