ALL VISITORS TO MICHIGAN STATE UNIVERSITY MUST WEAR FACE MASKS AT ALL TIMES, EVEN WHILE WALKING TO AND FROM CEREMONY LOCATIONS.  THIS INCLUDES GRADUATES AND THEIR GUESTS.
Ticket sharing/swapping is prohibited.  Graduates are issued a maximum of two tickets, these two tickets are for two chairs grouped socially distanced from other groups of two.

The RSVP Deadline for Baccalaureate Degree Ceremonies is Friday, April 23rd at 11:59PM.  No registrations will be accepted after this date.

  • Based on current emergency orders and MSU's directives, face coverings must be worn by everyone (faculty, staff, students vendors, and visitors) indoors and outdoors while on property owned or governed by MSU and while participating in MSU-related or sponsored activities, unless the individual cannot medically tolerate a face covering; 
  • Unless granted an exemption, individuals who fail or refuse to wear a face covering will be declined admission to the graduation ceremony.
  • Face coverings exemption requests should be directed to MSU's Resource Center for Persons with Disabilities.

Advanced Degrees

Baccalaureate Degrees

Candidates - you MUST apply to graduate with the Registrar's Office hereComplete the application on or before the end of the first week of the semester you expect to complete your degree requirements.  This will assure that your name is included in the commencement program.