Commencement 2018

Saturday, May 12
2:00 p.m.

Lewy Lee Fieldhouse






Graduation Brunch


The Alumni Association invites all graduates and their families to join them in celebrating with the new graduates at their first official alumni event, the traditional Graduation Brunch. The celebration begins at 11 a.m. in the Luckasen Room of the Campus Center. A special program features student speakers and a salute from the Alumni Association. learn more about the graduation brunch and make reservations, go to If you have questions, please contact the MSU Foundation at 788-4687 or email by April 27.

The Commencement Ceremony


All family members and friends of commencement participants are invited to join in the celebration on this very special day. Seating is available on a first-come, first-served basis.



Please go to the campus map to see the location of the Lewy Lee Fieldhouse and parking options. 

Post Commencement Reception


The faculty and officers of the institution take pleasure in inviting the graduates, candidates, and their guests to join them for refreshments in the Wellness Center gym upon completion of the commencement ceremony.

Commencement Ceremony Broadcast


Mayville State University's commencement ceremony will be brodcast on the Internet. 

Commencement Etiquette


University commencement ceremonies are special events for all involved. If you choose to participate, please remain for the entire ceremony.

Electronic Devices


As a courtesy to those around you and to our graduating students, please turn off pagers and cellular phones during the ceremony. We also ask that you refrain from using extreme noisemakers.



Jacobson Studio of Mayville will take professional photographs of all graduates between 11 a.m. and 1 p.m. in the Wellness Center gymnasium.

In addition, a photographer from Jacobson Studio will take a picture of each candidate while receiving the diploma cover from the president during the commencement ceremony.

A few weeks after the ceremony, a proof of these photos and an order form will be mailed to each graduate. At that time, you may order pictures if desired. This service is provided to ensure quality photographs and to avoid the confusion of many individuals attempting to position themselves for picture taking. Jacobson Studio will also post pictures of the entire ceremony on their website a few weeks after the event.

Jacobson Studio
12 Main St W
Mayville ND 58257