Commencement for the Class of 2022

Did you miss last year's Commencement? Or just want to relive the joyous occasion?  You can view this year's Commencement Ceremony through the link below:
Class of 2022 Commencement Ceremony - 10:00AM, Sunday May 22, 2022

Student smiles at Commencement ceremony

Frequently Asked Questions

Diplomas are mailed about six to eight business weeks after the semester ends.

Graduation is recorded after the semester is completed, all grades have been received, and the degree audit of each expected graduate is reviewed to confirm requirements have been satisfied. Diplomas are not distributed at commencement or any other graduation event. Participation in the commencement ceremony does not confirm graduation.

If you participate in the Commencement Ceremony, you will receive a secure link to view your photos via student FSU email within a week from Island Photography.

Regalia is available for purchase in the University Campus Store beginning on April 22nd, and online with a ship-to-home option for an additional cost of shipping and handling.  Please visit the Oak Hall Cap & Gown website for more information.

The DCU Center is a large indoor arena that seats over 10,000, therefore there is no limit to the number of guests a student may bring to the ceremony!

The 2022 FSU Commencement exercises will be a mask optional event.  Anyone wishing to wear a mask during the ceremony is encouraged to do so, but they will not be required.  The University reserves the right to change this policy if public health conditions in the location merit this action at the time of the ceremony.

If you are an undergraduate student please contact the Dean of Students Office at or by phone at 508-626-4596.

If you are a graduate student please contact Kim Hardy in the Office of Graduate Studies and Continuing Education at or by phone at 508-626-4558.

  • Newsletters

    The following contains the communication sent from the Dean of Students Office to all graduating 2022 seniors:

    October 29, 2021
    December 22, 2021
    May 5, 2022

  • Family & Friends Commencement Celebration

    Saturday, May 21, 1-3pm
    Larned Beach Tent – (inclement weather, McCarthy Center Forum)
    Kick off Commencement weekend with our inaugural Family & Friends Celebration!

    Class of 2022 graduates are invited to celebrate their achievements with family and friends on our beautiful campus. Light refreshments under the Larned Beach Tent, professional portraits in the Alumni Room, special gifts from the University, and photo opportunities across campus!

    To register for portraits, click here.

    To RSVP for the event, click here!