So that Mayville State University can follow the Centers for Disease Control guidelines associated with the coronavirus pandemic, Commencement 2020 has been postponed from Saturday, May 16 to Friday, Sept. 25. The details are yet to be determined. The information below may change. Keep checking back. We will update this page as soon as possible. Graduates will be notified as soon as final details are available. (04-30-2020)
2020 Commencement Exercises
Friday, September 25 - 2 p.m.
Lewy Lee Fieldhouse
Ready to Graduate?
You are eligible to graduate from Mayville State University upon completion of the courses listed in your program of study. The following steps are required to complete the graduation process:
- Meet with your advisor to check on the completion of your Program of Study.
- Any "Incomplete" grades must be resolved prior to the recording of your degree.
- Apply for graduation by contacting the Office of Academic Records or downloading the form on SharePoint and either fax it to 701-788-4738 or scan and email it to firstname.lastname@example.org. See the graduation application deadlines.
IMPORTANT: If you plan to graduate with an associate's degree and are planning to go on for another program of study or a four-year degree, you must reapply for admission to Mayville State University. Please contact the Office of Academic Records at 701-788-4678 or apply online.
Refer to the current Academic Catalog for graduation regulations. It is recommended that you formally apply for graduation two academic terms prior to the anticipated completion of your graduation requirements.
After applying for graduation, an email will be sent to your Mayville State account notifying you of coursework and other requirements you need to complete prior to graduating. This information will also be supplied to your academic advisor.
If you have ever received a federal student loan at MSU, you are required by federal regulations to complete exit loan counseling before you graduate or terminate your enrollment. If you have received a Federal Stafford Loan, Unsubsidized Stafford Loan, or Federal Perkins Loan, this requirement must be completed online at www.mappingyourfuture.org.
Complete undergraduate exit exams. Contact the respective Division Chair for exam times. These exams are required and must be completed prior to graduation from MSU.
Contact Career Services for assistance with your job search and career development. The Career Services director, Jay Hendrickson, can be reached at 701-788-4899.
To ensure that you receive your diploma, please make sure your permanent address and phone number are updated in the Office of Academic Records, OM 114.
To request disability accommodations for the commencement ceremony, contact the Office of Academic Records at 701-788-4678.
For further information about graduation, contact the Office of Academic Records at 701-788-4678.
MSU Cake Designs
Congratulations on your achievements! Mayville State would like to help you celebrate at your graduation party. Use the files below to create your own cupcake pennants or take cake designs to your favorite bakery to have them printed on your quarter sheet cake. Be sure to use the Cake Usage Release form with you to the bakery (the usage release allows you to use only these designs).
Cupcake Pennant Files
Just print, cut and attach to tooth picks or sandwich picks. Glue sticks work best to adhere to picks.
MSU Cake Designs
Contact your bakery and ask how they would like to receive this file. Most can accept by e-mail or on a jump drive. Most bakeries can only print designs for quarter sheet cakes and will require the Cake Usage Release Form below.
Cake Usage Release Form
Print and fill out the Cake Usage Release form to take with you to the bakery (the usage release allows you to use only these designs).