You can purchase graduation announcements and your cap and gown at the MSU Bookstore in the SUB or online at If you have over 60 credits at MSU or 30 credits at Gallatin College, you may qualify for an honors tassel. Honors are granted for a 3.25-3.69 cumulative GPA and highest honors are granted for a 3.70 cumulative GPA or higher. These tassels can also be purchased through the MSU Bookstore. Guests and the public do not need to RSVP for Commencement and no tickets are required.


Beginning October 3, 2016 custom announcements can be ordered through the MSU Bookstore.  Announcements are $2.15 each and must be ordered in multiples of two.  Printing time is 3-4 business days.  Once printed, they will be ready for pickup in store or to be mailed.

Regalia Information

To purchase regalia, stop in at the MSU Bookstore, or visit or call us at (406) 994-2811. Associate and Bachelor regalia consists of cap, gown, and tassel for $31.00, and will be available beginning October 3, 2016.

Students who are candidates for graduation with honors  (see above) may purchase their honors tassel at the MSU Bookstore beginning October 3, 2016, as a list will be submitted to the bookstore at that time.

With the purchase of an Elite Frames diploma frame, receive a FREE cap, gown, and tassel, valued at $31.00.

MSU Bookstore hours for December 17, 2016 are 8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. 

Associate and Bachelor candidates will graduate with their respective colleges. Please refer to the ceremony schedule for specific times and line up locations for the ceremony.