Details for A&S In-person Commencement Ceremonies

A&S May and August 2021 graduates are invited to participate in an in-person commencement ceremony on Friday, May 14 at Mizzou Arena. This ceremony is for all undergraduate students in A&S. Graduate students will participate in Graduate School commencement ceremonies 

We look forward to recognizing our graduates, while taking a variety of measures to keep everyone safe. Participating graduates will receive six tickets for guests. Tickets will be grouped in “pods” that are socially distanced from others while following health and safety protocols, such as wearing face coverings. To provide additional access, the ceremonies will also be live streamed. Please visit the Mizzou Graduation and Commencement website often, for the latest campus commencement information.  

College of Arts and Science In-Person Commencement Ceremony Information 

On this webpage, you will find all of the information specific to attending the College of Arts and Science in-person commencement ceremony. Please check back often, as we will continue to update this site as new information becomes available. Students should also regularly check their Mizzou email account for all official commencement information. 

Email sent to students, March 19, 2021 

The College of Arts and Science undergraduate commencement ceremonies will take place on Friday, May 14. This ceremony is for all A&S undergraduates, including those who are being recognized for Latin and departmental honors. Please note: if you are earning the Honors certificate, you will be invited to the Honors College commencement ceremony. 

Your specific ceremony time, information on tickets, and information on how to request accessible seating will be sent to your email shortly after April 9th if you indicated on the graduation application that you plan to attend. The A&S ceremony times are divided by last name.

9:45 a.m. Additional Arts and Science ceremony (if needed)

1 p.m. Last Names A-G 

4:15 Last Names H-O

7:30 p.m. Last Names P-Z

Students must apply for graduation and confirm their in-person commencement attendance

The application is required for all graduates, whether you plan to attend the graduation ceremony or not. If you do plan to attend a graduation ceremony, you must submit yourgraduation application in myZou no later than Friday, April 9. Please use the link below to fill out the application and confirmation. 

The following is a tentative timeline of when students can expect additional emails with in-person commencement details. Students should be checking their email for this information. We will post the same information, directions, and links on this webpage the day the emails are sent. 

April 12 

Email will be sent to graduates with reminders. It will contain an online form to request accessible seating. That form will be due Friday, April 30. 

April 28 

An email final reminder will be sent to participating graduates with instructions and reminders. 

May 6 

A final email with a review of important instructions will be sent to all participating graduates. 

If you have any questions about the upcoming in-person commencement, please email