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Commencement Ceremony

Due to COVID-19, the Spring 2020 Commencement ceremonies have been rescheduled:

The Spring 2020 Health and Human Performance Commencement ceremony will be held on Thursday, August 6, 2020 at 10:00 a.m.
The Spring 2020 Curriculum and Instruction Commencement ceremony will be held on Thursday, August 6 2020 at 2:00 p.m.

Students with approved graduation applications will be sent Commencement check-in instructions before the ceremony.
REMINDER:  Check your Texas State email account regularly.

You can find information about ordering a cap and gown, maps and directions for guests, links to live-stream the ceremony, and future ceremony schedules on the University's official commencement website here.

Graduation refers to the actual awarding of a student's degree to their transcript upon successful completion of all degree requirements. 
Commencement refers to the ceremony conducted at the conclusion of each semester in celebration of those students who will be graduating.

Participation in a commencement ceremony is not indicative of a student's graduation status.
Posting of final grades occur after the approval process for commencement participation and therefore does not account for a student's final academic standing, which will of course be used to determine whether a degree is actually awarded.