Graduation Information

Graduation is May 7th, 2016


If you want to walk in May, you MUST sign up!

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Date: Saturday, May 7th, 2016
Doors open for Guests:  8:30am
Robing Time for Grads:  9am in Decker.  First Floor.
Line Up:  9:45am
Time: Ceremony begins at 10:00AM SHARP! 
# of grads participating in Commencement:  TBA
Estimated Number of Guests:  5000

REHEARSAL: All grads are expected to attend rehearsal on Friday, May 6.  Rehearsal will be from 1:00pm - 2:00pm at Decker Gym. You do not need to bring your attire.  Students who have an exam scheduled during this time, are not required to attend.

Tickets:  May's ceremony will held outside at Van Norman Field.  In the event of inclement weather, the ceremony may be moved indoors to Decker Gymnasium.  Tickets are not required for an outdoor ceremony however each grad will be issued 4 tickets to be used indoors if necessary.

Graduation and Commencement: Not the same thing

Graduation refers to actually receiving a degree once a student has been certified by the University as having met all degree requirements. You must complete an Application for Graduation online via WebAdvisor no later than one year prior to the anticipated graduation. If you're not sure you completed an Application for Graduation you must contact the Registrar's Office at 570-662-4201.

Commencement is a ceremony. It is an opportunity for students, families, friends, and the MU community to celebrate their academic accomplishments. In order to participate in the ceremony, you have to sign up. If you don't sign up, you cannot walk.


Graduation Handbook


Future Commencement Dates

151st - May 7, 2016
152nd - December 10,2016
152nd - May 2017
153rd - December 2017
153rd - May 2018
154th - December 2018
154th - May 2019
155th - December 2019