Important Date Information

Date (Fall 2021) Information
August 6, 2021 Graduation Application Deadline
October 22, 2021 Candidate Information Due (late fee assessed if not submitted)
December 3, 2021 Commencement Instructions Emailed
December 16, 2021 
December 17, 2021 
Cap and Gown pick up at Recreation Center
December 18, 2021 Commencement
January 14, 2022 Graduation List Finalized
Date (Spring/Summer 2022) Information
December 17, 2021 (if finishing classes in the spring)
February 18, 2022 (if finishing classes in the summer)
Graduation Application Due
March 16, 2022 Diploma/Ceremony Information Due (late fees assessed if not submitted)
March 21, 2022 Unapproved Graduation Applications Voided
April 25, 2022 (approximately) Commencement Instructions Emailed
May 14, 2022 Commencement
June 3, 2022 (spring)
August 26, 2022 (summer)
Graduation List Finalized
July 8, 2022 (approximately; spring)
September 30, 2022 (approximately; summer)
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.

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Mailing Address
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Cape Girardeau, MO 63701