Two commencement ceremonies will be held in the Leggett & Platt Athletic Center (See Map) on Saturday, May, 11, 2013:
School of Arts and Sciences
School of Business Administration
If you are a graduate and require special arrangements to accommodate a disability, please telephone Brenda Spurlin at (417) 625-9328 between the hours of 8:00 a.m. – 12 noon and 1:00 – 5:00 p.m. prior to Tuesday, April 30. The ushers on site will accommodate guests with special needs.
Graduation Expo will be held on Monday, February 25th from 10:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m. and 4:00 p.m - 5:30 p.m. in the Ralph Gray Alumni Center. Graduation Expo will offer everything you will need in preparation for graduation. Participants can pick up caps and gowns, order graduation announcements and take care of other graduation related details.
Caps and gowns not picked up at Graduation Expo will be available for pick-up in the Ralph L. Gray Alumni Center from February 27th - May 7th. The Registrar’s Office will distribute caps and gowns from May 8 through 10 at 5:00 p.m.
Commencement Rehearsal will be held on Tuesday, May 7, 2013, at 4:00 p.m., in the Leggett and Platt Athletic Center.
Please arrive at Young Gymnasium in your academic regalia at least 30 minutes before your ceremony is scheduled to begin. Pick up your seating card and remain in Young Gymnasium where you will be lined up for the processional. Your seating card is very important. When you go up to the stage to receive your diploma, you will give it to the Dean who will read your name. Please note that you will receive only a diploma cover, not your actual diploma at Commencement. Subject to your completing all degree requirements, your diploma will be mailed to the address listed on your application for graduation on file in the Registrar’s Office.
For your convenience, arrangements have been made with GradImages/GradTrak for a professional photographer to record the moment you are awarded your diploma. You will receive a passport-size, full-color proof in the mail approximately one week after the ceremony. There is no obligation to purchase, and you will have the option of ordering several enlargement packages at very reasonable prices. GradImages/GradTrak guarantees complete satisfaction with your photograph or you will receive a full refund, no questions asked. Their toll free number is 1-800-628-4509, extension 3589 or email@example.com.
|Fall 2013:||December 14, 2013|
|Spring & Summer 2014:||May 10, 2014|