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celebrating your success

May 5-6, 2023

Fri. May 5, 7:00 p.m. - Baccalaureate
The ribbon-cutting ceremony will be held at 6:00 p.m., at the Flame. 
The Baccalaureate will follow at 7:00 p.m., in the R.R. Hodges Chapel/Auditorium. 
More information will be posted as it becomes available.

Sat. May 6: Commencement

10 a.m. Traditional Students
*Specific schools and ticket information will be announced as it becomes available.

1 p.m. Traditional Students
*Specific schools and ticket information will be announced as it becomes available.

4 p.m. All GPS Students
No tickets are required

  • Traditional Graduate Schedule of Activities (TBA)
  • Traditional Graduate Letter of Greeting (TBA)
  • Non-Traditional Graduate Schedule of Activities (TBA)
  • Non-Traditional Graduate Letter of Greeting (TBA)
The commencement ceremony will be available via live video streaming at

The graduates have contracted a professional photographer for photographs.

All pictures will be available online for viewing and ordering at Once at the site, please click the link labeled "Log into our store here" at the bottom of the homepage. Pictures will be online within 72 hours and will be available until December 2022. If you have questions about photography, please contact Seavolt's Studio at 740-397-0541.

If you are graduating or have a student graduating, you may request a press release be sent about this accomplishment to the newspaper of your choice. Or, we can send it to your home and you can distribute it with a photo. Please fill out the online form completely to request this service. Traditional undergrads: You can also include your dean's list and awards convocation information at this time. If you have questions, call 740-397-9000, ext. 4347.
MVNU's Campus Safety staff will assist with parking. Please follow their direction.
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Academic Affairs
(740) 397-9000, ext. 4200 or 4210