Important Date Information

Date (Spring/summer 2023) Information
December 16, 2022 (if finishing classes in the spring)
February 17, 2023 (if finishing classes in the summer)
Graduation Application Deadline
March 27, 2023 Unapproved Graduation Applications Voided
April 24, 2023 (approximately) Commencement Instructions Emailed
May 13, 2023 Commencement
June 2, 2023 (spring)
August 25, 2023 (summer)
Graduation List Finalized
July 7, 2023 (approximately; spring)
September 29, 2023 (approximately; summer)
Diplomas Available
Date (Fall 2023) Information
August 4, 2023 Graduation Application Deadline
October 30, 2023 Unapproved Graduation Applications Voided
November 20, 2023 Cap and Gown pick up at the Bookstore begins
December 1, 2023 Commencement Instructions Emailed
December 15, 2023 Last day for Cap and Gown pick up at the Bookstore
December 16, 2023 Commencement
January 12, 2024 Graduation List Finalized
February 5, 2024 (approximately) Diplomas Available

How to Apply for Graduation

Students must submit a graduation application after they have enrolled in their final semester.

Commencement Merchandise

Order customized commencement merchandise for your graduate!

Academic Distinction

Students who complete an optional scholarly paper or special project under supervision of their department may be eligible for academic distinction in their major.

Contact Us
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Mailing Address
One University Plaza, MS 3760
Cape Girardeau, MO 63701