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Ceremony Breakdown

  • Processional at 8:40  a.m.
  • Ceremony starts at 9:00 a.m.
  • We aim for a 2-hour run time for the ceremony.
  • Commencement is open to the public. There are no tickets or RSVP's required for guests.
  • Colleges being recognized
    • Agriculture
    • Arts and Architecture
    • Jake Jabs College of Business and Entrepreneurship
    • Education, Health and Human Development
    • Norm Asbjornson College of Engineering
    • Letters and Science
    • Nursing
    • Gallatin College


Candidate Lineup Times and Locations

Lineup will begin at 7:45 a.m.. Undergraduate candidates will line up in the Marga Hosaeus Fitness Center. Graduate candidates will line up in the South Tunnel of the Brick Breeden Fieldhouse. Doctoral candidates will line up in the Hall of Fame room of the Brick Breeden Fieldhouse.

Faculty-Brick Breeden Fieldhouse, North Tunnel

Doctoral Candidates- Brick Breeden Fieldhouse, Hall of Fame Room

Masters Candidates-Brick Breeden Fieldhouse, South Tunnel


Arts and Architecture-TBA

Jake Jabs College of Business and Entrepreneurship-TBA

Education, Health and Human Development-TBA

Norm Asbjornson College of Engineering-TBA

Letters and Science-TBA


Gallatin College-TBA




Diplomas can be expected to be received within the following time frame:

  • Spring Graduates – Mid-JULY
  • Summer Graduates – Mid-OCTOBER
  • Fall Graduates – Mid-FEBRUARY 

*Please note that for initial diploma orders upon graduation, there is not a way to rush or expedite the order from the time frame listed above. If you would like to order a replacement diploma or a second copy of your diploma, please complete the MSU-Bozeman Replacement Diploma Order Form.



Please submit your questions.