Spring 2017 Commencement Schedule

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BACCALAUREATE DEGREES

Spring and Summer Degree Candidates
Graduating Seniors are invited to participate in the Spring Convocation
AND the College-level Baccalaureate Degree Commencement Ceremony.

SPRING CONVOCATION for graduating seniors is ONE HOUR.
NO ADMISSION TICKETS are required.

Graduating seniors will be addressed by the MSU President and an individual of prominence will deliver the commencement keynote address. Also, a graduating senior will be selected to represent the Class of 2017 and deliver the student commencement remarks. This ceremony is for all graduating seniors. You must be in academic apparel to be seated in the seating reserved for graduating seniors. Your family and other guests are welcome to attend and may be seated in the general seating areas on a first-come, first-serve basis.

Friday
May 5
1:00 p.m.
Breslin Center
Spring (Undergraduate) Convocation

COLLEGE-LEVEL BACCALAUREATE DEGREE CEREMONIES are Friday, May 5
through Sunday, May 7. Individual recognition of graduates takes place at the college-level ceremony. In making plans prior to or following ceremonies, please consider
that most ceremonies are TWO HOURSNO ADMISSION TICKETS required.

Friday
May 5
4:00 p.m.
Wharton Center, Pasant Theatre
Veterinary Technology
Friday May 5 7:30 p.m. Breslin Center Communication Arts and Sciences
Saturday
May 6
8:30 a.m.
Breslin Center
Social Science
Saturday
May 6
9:30 a.m.
Wharton Center, Great Hall
Nursing
Saturday May 6 10:00 a.m. MSU Auditorium Lyman Briggs
Saturday
May 6
12:30 p.m.
Breslin Center
Natural Science
Saturday
May 6
12:30 p.m.
Wharton Center, Great Hall
James Madison
Saturday
May 6
4:00 p.m.
Breslin Center
Broad Business
Saturday
May 6
4:00 p.m.
Wharton Center, Great Hall
Music
Saturday
May 6
7:00 p.m.
Wharton Center, Great Hall
Residential Arts and Humanities
Saturday
May 6
7:30 p.m.
Breslin Center
Agriculture and Natural Resources
Sunday
May 7
9:30 a.m.
Breslin Center
Arts and Letters
Sunday
May 7
12:30 p.m.
Breslin Center
Engineering
Sunday
May 7
4:00 p.m.
Breslin Center
Education


ADVANCED DEGREES

Spring and Summer Doctoral, Educational Specialist, and Master's Degree Candidates.
Ceremony is 2 ½ hours. NO ADMISSION TICKETS required.

Friday
May 5
3:30 p.m.
Breslin Center
Advanced Degrees

 

MEDICAL DEGREES

Candidates for D.O., D.V.M. and M.D.
Osteopathic Medicine and Veterinary Medicine ceremonies are TWO HOURS.
The Human Medicine ceremony is about THREE HOURS.
NO ADMISSION TICKETS required.

Thursday
May 4
7:00 p.m.
Breslin Center
Osteopathic Medicine
Friday
May 5
12:30 p.m.
Wharton Center, Great Hall
Veterinary Medicine
Saturday
May 13
3:00 p.m.
Breslin Center
Human Medicine

 

LAW DEGREES

Ceremony is TWO HOURS. NO ADMISSION TICKETS required. Reception follows ceremony. For updates and details, please visit: Law College graduation Web page.

Friday
May 12
11:00 a.m.
MSU Breslin Center
Law