Starkville Campus Commencement Ceremonies:
The Mississippi State University Starkville Campus holds commencement ceremonies at the end of the fall and spring semesters (December and May respectively). The University graduates students in August, but no ceremony is held.
**NOTE: Students should refer to the Academic Calendar for graduation application deadlines and ceremony dates.
Students who plan to graduate in May, August, or December must apply for graduation by the dates published in the MSU Academic Calendar. If a student fails to graduate in the term for which he/she has applied, he/she must reapply during the term when all requirements for the degree are met. Degree applicants must also pay their MSU account balances in full, prior to the graduation ceremony.
College of Veterinary Medicine (DVM) Commencement Ceremonies:
The College of Veterinary Medicine (CVM) holds a separate, once-a-year ceremony for all its professional graduates (DVM) in May. CVM schedules the May ceremony for DVM students during the week of the commencement ceremony for the Starkville campus. Please refer to the CVM calendar of scheduled events for additional information. CVM Master's and PhD degree candidates may participate in the Starkville graduation ceremony with the College of Agriculture & Life Sciences.
Meridian Campus Commencement Ceremonies:
The Mississippi State University Meridian Campus (MSU-Meridian) commencement ceremony is scheduled at 11:00 AM on Friday the week of the Starkville Campus Saturday Commencement Ceremony. The MSU Meridian academic calendar is located at the following address: http://meridian.msstate.edu/docs/financialaid/academic_calendar.pdf
For additional information about graduation, contact:
Office of the University Registrar
P.O. Box 5268
Mississippi State, MS 39762-5268
662.325.4123 or 662.325.1906
Office Hours: M-F 8:00-5:00