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Spring Commencement, Graduation, John Kelly photo


Over 1,600 students and their guests are expected to participate in Boise State University’s 98th Commencement ceremony. The ceremony will include the processional and recessional of candidates as well as individual recognition of each person and hooding of the doctoral candidates.

2016 Winter Commencement

TICKETS ARE NOT REQUIRED. Arena doors open at 8:30 am and attendees are encouraged to arrive early. Open seating will be on a first-come, first-seated basis. The arena is expected to fill to capacity before the start of the ceremony. Due to increased security measures at the entry, attendees are advised to arrive on site prior to 9am. Overflow seating will be available in the Student Union Building where Commencement will be live-streamed. Complimentary refreshments will be served.

Those traveling to campus are encouraged to allow for extra travel time. Please be aware that the Broadway Avenue Bridge is closed for construction, and Race for the Cure is also taking place in Boise that morning.

Future Commencement Dates

Spring 2017 – Saturday, May 6, 2017
Winter 2017 – Saturday, December 16, 2017
Spring 2018 – Saturday, May 5, 2018