Important Deadlines

The following deadlines apply for graduating Undergraduate & Graduate Students.

Fall 2017

  • August 4, 2017

    Graduation application due.
  • October 6, 2017

    Candidate Information due-late fee assessed
  • October 20, 2017

    Second late fee assessed for un-submitted Candidate Information
  • November 3, 2017

    Unapproved Applications Voided and students with no candidate info will not graduate
  • November 22, 2017

    Commencement instructions e-mailed

  • December 14-15, 2017

    Cap and gown distribution
  • December 16, 2017

    Commencement
  • January 13, 2018

    Graduation List Finalized

Spring & Summer 2018

  • Dec. 15 (Spring) approx. Feb. 16 (Summer candidates participating in spring commencement)

    Graduation application due.
  • March 2, 2018

    Candidate Information due-late fee assessed
  • March 23, 2018

    Second late fee assessed for un-submitted Candidate Information
  • April 6, 2018

    Unapproved Applications Voided and students with no candidate info will not graduate
  • April 20, 2018

    Commencement instructions e-mailed
  • May 10-11, 2018

    Cap and gown distribution
  • May 12, 2018

    Commencement
  • June 1 (Spring) August 24 (Summer)

    Graduation List Finalized

Summer 2018 (candidates who did not participate in spring commencement)

  • May 11, 2018

    Graduation application due.
  • Jun 1, 2018

    Candidate Information due-late fee assessed
  • June 22, 2018

    Second late fee assessed for un-submitted Candidate Information
  • July 6, 2018

    Unapproved Applications Voided and students with no candidate info will not graduate
  • November 21, 2018 (approximately)

    Commencement instructions e-mailed
  • December 13-14, 2018

    Cap and gown distribution
  • December 15, 2018

    Commencement
  • August 24, 2018

    Graduation List Finalized

Contact

573.651.2051
graduation@semo.edu
Academic Hall 057
Commencement
One University Plaza, MS 3760
Cape Girardeau, Missouri 63701