Commencement 2021

Missouri State-West Plains diploma

Modified traditional commencement ceremonies set for May 15

Ceremony  times and procedures will be announced in late April.

Missouri State University-West Plains will recognize graduates from the 2019-2020 and the 2020-2021 academic years at modified traditional ceremonies May 15 at the West Plains Civic Center. 

University officials are currently reaching out to all the graduates to see how many plan to participate at commencement. The number participating will determine the number of ceremonies that will be held May 15.

To accommodate the continuing impact of the pandemic and to protect all involved, the capacity of visitors allowed will be reduced for each ceremony, and social distancing and masking protocols will be in place.

Ceremony times and procedures will be announced in late April.


Social Media

Help us celebrate commencement by tagging your commencement posts on social media with the official hashtag: #GrizzGrads

You may even see yourself featured on Missouri State-West Plains’ social media channels. Follow @missouristatewp on Facebook, Instagram, Twitter and Snapchat.

Graduation Procedures

Review the information provided by registration and records concerning the graduation procedures