October 2020 Commencement


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 Commencement@MissouriState.edu. 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 Great Southern Bank 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.

10 a.m.

  • Darr College of Agriculture
  • College of Business
  • College of Education
  • College of Natural and Applied Sciences

2 p.m.

  • Reynolds College of Arts and Letters
  • McQueary College of Health and Human Services
  • College of Humanities and Public Affairs
  • Interdisciplinary Academic Programs
Clif Smart

President Clif Smart will be the featured speaker for the October commencement ceremonies.