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Commencement Events

Grad Fair

Tuesday, November 7, 10 a.m.–5 p.m. Student Union Building, Hatch AB

Take care of your graduation needs in one spot. Purchase your regalia, order announcements and class rings. GradImages will take professional head shots. Other vendors include Boise State Alumni Association, Liberty Mutual and Serve Idaho.


Shout Outs

Tuesday, November 7, 10 a.m.–5 p.m. Student Union Building, Ah Fong room

Record your free shout out during the Grad Fair. It will be played before the ceremony begins and is your chance to send a personal message of appreciation to your guests in the audience.


Veteran’s Cords

Tuesday, November 7, 10 a.m.–5 p.m. Student Union Building, Hatch AB

If you are an active-duty military member or veteran who has proudly served in the United States Armed Forces, you are invited to wear the Americana cord at commencement.

Get your cord at the Grad Fair on November 7 or at the Veteran Services Office November 8–December 15.


First Forward Graduation Ceremony

Friday, December 15, 6–8 p.m. (doors open at 5:30) Simplot Ballroom, Student Union Building

The First Forward Graduation Ceremony is a celebration of first-generation graduates who are the first in their family to graduate from college.

Visit the First-Generation Graduates page


Cupcakes and Cords

Wednesday, December 6, 5–7:30 p.m. Gender Equity Center Lounge

Visit the Gender Equity Center Events page


School of Nursing Convocation

Friday, December 15, 4–6 p.m. Jordan Ballroom, Student Union Building

Visit the School of Nursing Convocation Event page