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CAP AND GOWN ARE REQUIRED; Contact the MSU Bookstore in the Strand Union Building for more information. 


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

Regalia Information

To purchase regalia, stop in at MSU Bookstore, or visit or call us at (406) 994-2811.  Associate and Bachelor regalia consists of cap, gown, and tassel for $34.00, and will be available beginning October 15, 2018.

Students who are candidates for graduation “With Honors: honors are granted for a 3.25-3.69 cumulative GPA and will receive a royal blue tassel; highest honors are granted for a 3.70 cumulative GPA or higher and will receive a gold tassel. These tassels can also be purchased through MSU Bookstore beginning September 12, 2018. An “HONORS” list will be submitted to the bookstore at that time.

Stole of Gratitude

The Stole of Gratitude is worn during the commencement ceremony. After the ceremony, the new graduate presents the stole to someone who provided extraordinary help or support, like parents, relatives, or mentors who have helped with wisdom, words of support, or with financial assistance. This is an optional addition to your regalia. These stole’s can be purchased at MSU Bookstore for $42, while supplies last.


MSU Bookstore hours for May 4, 2019 are 8:00am - 4:30pm