COVID-19 Updates

BSU is open. Non-essential employees are mostly teleworking, and classes are following a hybrid model of in-person and online instruction.

Important Dates


Virtual Winter Commencement:
Friday, Dec. 18, 2020, 10 a.m.

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

Oct. 16, 2020

Deadline to apply for graduation

For both undergraduate and graduate students 

Nov. 18, 2020

Deadline to order academic regalia, including caps and gowns, to receive them by Dec. 1. Submit your order.

Dec. 1-8, 2020

Graduating students are encouraged to submit a brief video message or a photo for inclusion in the virtual ceremony. Students will receive details about how to submit the video clip or photo in their BSU email.

Dec. 18, 2020

Commencement Ceremony

10 a.m.  |  Virtual Event

Jan. 4-8, 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.