COVID-19 Updates

BSU is open. An initial plan to return to campus in the fall 2020 semester is now available.

Important Dates


Virtual Spring Commencement:
June 26, 2020

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

Feb. 14

Deadline to apply for graduation

For both undergraduate and graduate students 

May 27 - June 3

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. 

June 12-19

  • Students who have been cleared for graduation will receive an email from StageClip inviting them to submit a photo or short video message to be displayed as part of the processional of graduates' slides during the Virtual Commencement Celebration. Your individual slide will be downloadable for sharing with family and on social media after the celebration.

June 26

Commencement Ceremony

3 p.m.  |  Virtual Event

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

June 30

Deadline to purchase caps and gowns

  • Regalia is now available for purchase online. Shipping takes 2-4 weeks, so place your order as soon as possible. Products will be available until June 30 for those who wish to have caps and gowns as souvenirs.  ORDER NOW.
  • The stoles will be on the BSU Bookstore site soon.