Ceremonies and Events

Graduation Applications

Please check with your academic dean’s office on the application process and deadline.

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


Air horns and noisemakers are prohibited at commencement ceremonies.


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


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 a degree in August, may be allowed to participate in May or December. Please contact your school or college to learn more about participation policies.