Ball State University plans to host in-person Commencement ceremonies for all of our Summer 2021 graduates on Saturday, July 24, in Worthen Arena. Each graduate who registers will receive four complimentary guest tickets (no exceptions can be made for additional tickets). All graduates and attendees will be required to wear masks since these Commencement ceremonies will be taking place indoors.
Read our Full Statement on Summer Commencement
More information, including the time and number of ceremonies taking place, will be released after registration closes on Monday, June 28.
All Summer 2021 graduates must complete the following three steps:
Step 1: Apply to Graduate
Complete the official graduation application by the appropriate deadline. The deadlines to apply for graduation are:
- Tuesday, June 1 (graduate students)
- Monday, June 28 (undergraduate students)
Step 2: Register for Commencement
Complete the Commencement registration form to let us know your plan to attend Commencement.
Please note that you will need to allow two hours for processing once you complete the official graduation application in Self-Service Banner before this registration form can be submitted.
The deadline to submit this form is Monday, June 28.
Step 3: Order Your Cap and Gown
Order your cap and gown online by Friday, June 25, to have your items shipped to your home.
You can also purchase your cap and gown in-person at the Ball State Bookstore in the Art and Journalism Building.