Ceremonies and Events

Graduation Applications

You can apply for graduation up to one year in advance of your commencement ceremony at your academic dean's office. Each office determines the deadline for graduation applications.

Residence Hall Move-out

You may stay in your residence hall throughout commencement weekend. Contact the Residential Life Office for more information.

Lost Items

Lost and founds are located at:

  • Jesse Auditorium: Business Services, 311 Jesse Hall - 573-882-7254
  • Mizzou Arena and the Hearnes’s Center: The reception desk at the south entrance of Mizzou Arena

Noisemakers

Air horns and noisemakers are prohibited at commencement ceremonies.

Rain

Outdoor commencement ceremonies have predetermined indoor locations in the event of rain.

Rehearsal

MU’s colleges and schools do not have graduation rehearsals.

Tickets

Tickets are not required for ceremonies, but could be subject to change. Check with your commencement liaison for more information.

Summer Commencement

MU does not host a summer commencement ceremony. Students completing their coursework in August may walk in May or December.