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May 2015 Commencement Ceremonies

Hundreds of degree candidates on floor of Hearnes Arena in commencement regalia.

More than 1,000 graduate degree candidates will participate in the May 2015 Office of Graduate Studies' Commencement Ceremonies. 

The Commencement Ceremony for all Masters’s and Educational Specialist Candidates will be on Friday, May 15, 2015 at 7:30pm in the Hearnes Center. Candidates will be led by Educational Specialist Marshal Jeffrey Burgess of Information Science and Learning Technologies and Master’s Marshal Gretchen Stricker of Art History and Archaeology. Those chosen as marshals receive a commemorative sash are are the first of those degree candidates to receive their degree.

The Hooding Ceremony for all Doctoral Candidates will be on Saturday May 16 at 3:30 in Jesse Auditorium. Candidates will be led by Doctoral Marshal Vanessa Campagna of Theatre, who will be hooded by his faculty advisor, Dr. Cheryl Black. 

Tickets are not necessary. Friends and family members are invited to take photos and videos of the event.   

Official photographs of the graduation ceremony may be obtained from GradImages. Order photographs online or by using their toll free number: 1-800-261-2576.

ONLINE Options

Watch the May 15 Master's & EdS ceremony via live streaming on the Mizzou Commenctment site. The University will be making video recordings of select commencement ceremonies. 

A ceremony for distance learners is offered by Mizzou Online