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SAVE the DATE - Commencement 2016 is Friday, May 6th, 2016, 2:00 pm - Sanford Center

Reminders: The deadline to submit your graduation application is March 18th, 2016 to be included in the commencement booklet.

All Fall 2015, Spring 2016 and Summer 2016 graduates are invited to the ceremony.  Those Fall 2016 graduates wanting to participate in the 2016 ceremony need to file a petition with the Records Office to participate in the 2016 ceremony.

More information will be available in March 2016!

Commencement 2015

Friday, May 8th, 2015, 2:00 pm - Sanford Center

The 96th Commencement of Bemidji State University will be held on Friday, May 8th, 2015, at 2 pm,  indoors at the Sanford Center, and will last about two hours. Seating at the Sanford Center is on a first-come, first-served basis.  It is recommended that degree candidates and their guests read and be guided by the information on this web site.

Parking information for Graduation Ceremony

This web site has been prepared in an effort to anticipate as many questions as possible. Contact us with any other questions that you may have regarding Commencement at BSU.


2015 Commencement Live Video Stream

Unable to attend the commencement ceremony?  We will be video streaming the ceremony, LIVE, on May 8th starting at 2:00 pm, central time.  To access the video stream, click on the graphic below.  Please visit the stream prior to the ceremony to make sure you have all the required plug-ins installed that are needed to view the video stream.