Academic Affairs

Undergraduate Commencement

Congratulations to the Class of 2021!

Graduates and families interested in ordering professional photos from the 2021 Commencement ceremonies, please visit Bruce L. Heflin Photography.


Friday, May 7th, 6pm Ceremony


Saturday, May 8th, 11am Ceremony


Saturday, May 8th, 2pm Ceremony


Mr. Darrell Hazell 2021 Commencement Speaker


2021 Undergraduate Commencement Program (pdf)


2021 Baccalaureate Ceremony

Baccalaureate Ceremony Program (pdf)


2021 Undergraduate Commencement Details

Muskingum University Commencement

  • 2021 Commencement will be in-person, in the Anne C. Steele Center
  • Students will be divided and assigned to attend one of three ceremonies:
    • Friday, May 7th at 6pm
    • Saturday, May 8th at 11am
    • Saturday, May 8th at 2pm   
  • Each student will be allowed two guests, that must sit together.   
  • Due to strict COVID-19 guidelines, we will not be able to switch students across ceremonies, and guests are limited to two per graduate. Health screening, spaced seating, and face mask requirements will be strictly enforced.   
  • All three ceremonies will be live-streamed by Orbit Media, and recordings will be posted on this webpage. 
    • Listen live on WMCO 90.7 or the free WMCO app. Watch live on Orbit TV New Concord Cable channel 1020 on Orbit TV's Vimeo channel.


Are the commencement ceremonies open to anyone?
No. Due to strict COVID-19 guidelines, guests are limited to graduates.

How many guests of a graduate can attend?
There will be no more than 2 guests per graduate permitted into the Commencement ceremony. Guests will be checked in at door.

Do guests need a ticket to attend the ceremony?
No, guests will not need tickets. Guests will check in under their graduates name and receive a wrist band prior to entering.

What COVID-19 safety protocols are in place?
Although we will not be testing guests for COVID-19, wearing face masks and social distancing will be required.

Where should guests park?
There will be signage across campus with directions for parking.

Will the bookstore be open?
Yes, the campus bookstore will be open on Friday, May 7, 8:00am – 4:00pm and Saturday, May 8, 9:00am – 1:00pm.

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