Spring 2020 Commencement Schedule

All Ceremonies are the weekend of May 1-3, 2020, with the following exceptions:

Osteopathic Medicine (D.O.): April 30, 2020
Law: May 8, 2020
Human Medicine (M.D.): May 9, 2020

Fall 2020 Commencement Dates:
Advanced Degrees: Friday, December 18, 2020 (Time To Be Announced)
Baccalaureate Degrees:  Saturday, December 19, 2020 (Times To Be Announced)

Academic Calendar (includes future commencement weekend dates) 


Spring 2020 Ceremonies

BACCALAUREATE DEGREES
Spring and Summer Degree Candidates
Graduating Seniors are invited to participate in the SPRING CONVOCATION
AND their COLLEGE-LEVEL BACCALAUREATE DEGREE COMMENCEMENT CEREMONY.

SPRING CONVOCATION
This ceremony is about one hour and is open to all Baccalaureate Degree Candidates.  No admission tickets are required

Friday

May 1

1:00 p.m.

Breslin Center

Spring (Undergraduate) Convocation

COLLEGE-LEVEL CEREMONIES
Friday, May 1 - Sunday, May 3
Ceremonies are about two hours. No admission tickets are required.

Friday

May 1

4:00 p.m.

Wharton Center, Pasant Theatre

Veterinary Technology

Friday

May 1

7:00 p.m.

Breslin Center

Communication Arts and Sciences

Saturday

May 2

8:30 a.m.

Breslin Center

Social Science

Saturday

May 2

9:00 a.m.

Wharton Center, Great Hall

Nursing

Saturday

May 2

10:00 a.m.

MSU Auditorium

Lyman Briggs

Saturday

May 2

12:30 p.m.

Breslin Center

Natural Science

Saturday

May 2

12:30 p.m.

Wharton Center, Great Hall

James Madison

Saturday

May 2

4:00 p.m.

Breslin Center

Broad College of Business

Saturday

May 2

4:00 p.m.

Wharton Center, Great Hall

Music

Saturday

May 2

7:00 p.m.

Wharton Center, Great Hall

Residential Arts and Humanities

Saturday

May 2

7:30 p.m.

Breslin Center

Agriculture and Natural Resources

Sunday

May 3

9:30 a.m.

Breslin Center

Arts and Letters

Sunday

May 3

12:30 p.m.

Breslin Center

Engineering

Sunday

May 3

4:00 p.m.

Breslin Center

Education

 

ADVANCED DEGREES
Spring and Summer Degree Candidates
Doctoral, Educational Specialist, and Master’s
Each ceremony is about two hours.
No admission tickets required

Friday

May 1

9:00 a.m.

Breslin Center

Master’s and Educational Specialist

Friday

May 1

3:30 p.m.

Breslin Center

Doctoral Degrees

MEDICAL DEGREES
Candidates for D.O., D.V.M., and M.D.
Osteopathic Medicine and Veterinary Medicine are about two hours
and Human Medicine is about three hours.
No admission tickets required

Thursday

April 30

7:00 p.m.

Breslin Center

Osteopathic Medicine

Friday

May 1

12:30 p.m.

Wharton Center, Great Hall

Veterinary Medicine

Saturday

May 9

3:00 p.m.

Breslin Center

Human Medicine

LAW DEGREES
Ceremony is two hours
No admission tickets required

Friday

May 8

11:00 a.m.

Breslin Center

Law