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Information for Graduates

Commencement

To honor and celebrate the accomplishments of our graduates we will host virtual ceremonies on May 9, 2020 and ongoing planning for a future celebration will take place. Read the full release here.

 

Graduation Deadlines/Timelines

Summer 2020

June 15, 2020Deadline to submit a Summer 2020 Graduation Application via MyState
July 15cbgrad.com available for Summer 2020 graduates (Order cap, gown if applicable)
Watch for emailDiploma Request Order Form available in MyState
August 21, 2020Official Date of Graduation for Summer 2020 (degree date)
August 26, 2020All I and IP grades, as well as current coursework must be completed
August 26, 2020Official transcripts for transfer credits (whether or not required for degree) must be received in the
Registrar's Office. Note: Transcripts from BHSU, DSU, NSU, SDSM&T, or USD do not need to be submitted
September 25, 2020Estimated date official transcripts (with degree posted) are available
October 15, 2020

Diplomas mailed/Ready to pick up at Registrar's Office

Fall 2020

August 3, 2020Graduation application opens. Submit via MyState
September 11, 2020Deadline to submit a Fall 2020 Graduation Application via MyState
October 15, 2020cbgrad.com available for Fall 2020 graduates (Order cap, gown if applicable)
October 15, 2020Diploma Request Order Form available in MyState
December 8, 2020Official Date of Graduation for Fall 2020 (degree date)
December 11, 2020All I and IP grades, as well as current coursework must be completed
December 11, 2020Official transcripts for transfer credits (whether or not required for degree) must be received in the
Registrar's Office. Note: Transcripts from BHSU, DSU, NSU, SDSM&T, or USD do not need to be submitted
January 22, 2021Estimated date official transcripts (with degree posted) are available
March 15, 2021

Diplomas mailed/Ready to pick up at Registrar's Office

 

Spring 2021

October 15, 2020Graduation application opens. Submit via MyState
January 29, 2021Deadline to submit a Spring 2021 Graduation Application via MyState
March 15, 2021cbgrad.com available for Spring 2021 graduates (Order cap, gown if applicable)
March 15, 2021RSVP for Commencement ceremonies and Diploma Request Order Form available in MyState
May 7, 2021Official Date of Graduation for Spring 2021 (degree date)
May 8, 2021Commencement ceremonies held in Frost Arena.
May 12, 2021All I and IP grades, as well as current coursework must be completed
May 12, 2021Official transcripts for transfer credits (whether or not required for degree) must be received in the
Registrar's Office. Note: Transcripts from BHSU, DSU, NSU, SDSM&T, or USD do not need to be submitted
June 18, 2021Estimated date official transcripts (with degree posted) are available
July 15, 2021

Diplomas mailed/Ready to pick up at Registrar's Office