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Graduating Students:

Congratulations on your upcoming graduation! Graduation is an exciting time, a moment you will want to share with family and friends. Graduation announcements are now available.

You may order by phone at 1-800-433-0296 or online at When ordering, you will need to know your degree and major, along with minors, emphases, concentrations, or honors (if applicable) to be included in the printing of your announcements.

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.

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 December 15, 2018 are 7:45 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.