All candidates must register to participate in the commencement ceremonies.
Doors open one hour and 15 minutes prior. The ceremony is about two hours. Babies, children, and other guests are NOT permitted on the Arena floor or in the degree candidate assembly or seating areas.
No bags or purses are allowed in any commencement facility.
There are no limits on guest attendance, and no tickets are required. Please refer your guests to the Guests page for more information.
See https://commencement.msu.edu/graduate/advanced-degrees for more information.