Graduation Information

The crowning achievement to an academic career is, for most students, Commencement. CMU encourages all students eligible for graduation to take part in a Commencement ceremony.

Graduating students can find more detailed information about Commencement on myCMU under the graduation tab.

2017-18 Commencements

Fayette: December 9, 2017

Commencement begins at 11:00 a.m. in Puckett Field House.
Lunch will be served in the Bergsten Dining Hall after commencement.

Commencement will be live-streamed A link will be available on the CMU homepage the day of Commencement or visit CMU's YouTube channel.

Seating: Seating for family and friends is ample but on a first come, first served basis. 

Fayette: May 12, 2018

Baccalaureate will be held at 10:30 a.m. in Linn Memorial United Methodist Church. Lunch is available in the Student Center from 11:45 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Graduates are guests of the University. Commencement begins at 2:00 p.m. in Puckett Field House.

Commencement will be live-streamed A link will be available on the CMU homepage the day of Commencement or visit CMU's YouTube channel.

Seating: Seating for family and friends is ample but on a first come, first served basis. 

Sedalia: May 17, 2018

Commencement begins at 6 p.m. in the SFCC Fred E. Davis Multipurpose Center in Sedalia

Students graduating from CMU at Clinton, Lake of the Ozarks, Linn, Neosho, Sedalia, and online in the Missouri western region will participate in the CMU-Western Region Commencement.

Park Hills & Poplar Bluff: May 19, 2018

Commencement begins at 11 a.m. in the Mineral Area College Field House.

Students graduating from CMU at Park Hills, Poplar Bluff and online students in the area will participate in this Commencement.

Union: TBA

Commencement begins at 7 p.m. in the ECC Theater on the East Central Campus in Union.

Students graduating from CMU in Union and online students in the area will participate in this Commencement.

St. Louis: August 10, 2017

Commencement begins at 7 p.m. at Manchester United Methodist Church (129 Woods Mill Rd., Manchester, Mo.).

Students graduating from any program in the St. Louis area and online students will participate in this Commencement. Students should arrive no later than 6:15 p.m.

Graduating Senior Information

Students wishing to graduate must complete the Graduation Application found on myCMU. All graduates need to submit the $75 graduation fee to the Business Office.

Academic Regalia: All students planning to graduate should order their cap and gown online.

Announcements: Students interested in ordering announcements can do so through the Eagle Store.