COVID-19 Update

Non-essential employees are mostly teleworking, and classes have shifted to a hybrid model, with in-person and online instruction.

Important Dates


Virtual Spring Commencement:
Friday, May 21, 2021, 10 a.m.

Here are some important dates for graduates and their families as they make plans to attend commencement.

Feb. 19, 2021

Deadline to apply for graduation

For both undergraduate and graduate students 

March 10-13, 2021

Senior Portrait Sessions

Visit to schedule an appointment. 

April 5, 2021

Cap and Gown Discount Prices End

Visit the  Herff Jones  website to order BSU regalia and other graduation products. Discount prices end April 5.

May 21, 2021

Commencement Ceremony

10 a.m.  |  Virtual Event

May 24-28, 2021

Graduation Clearance

  • There will not be a final clearance letter sent to your BSU email. Instead you will check your status by going to GRADUATION STATUS in Bulldog Connection.  

Please note that all information found on this site regarding the Commencement ceremony is tentative and may be subject to change.