Spring 2020 Commencement

Due to guidance and restrictions related to the coronavirus (COVID-19), Stephens College has made the decision to move commencement ceremonies from May to September. All other aspects of our Commencement celebration will remain consistent with tradition.

 

New Dates for Commencement

We made you a promise that you will have Commencement: you deserve it. It is our sincere hope that this change will allow you and your loved ones to celebrate this special day together. We can't wait to see you back on campus! 

 

Graduate and Online Commencement: Friday, Sept. 11, 2020 

  • Tickets are not necessary for this event! All families and friends of the graduates are encouraged to attend.
  • Professional photos will be provided by GradImages. Order online at gradimages.com or by calling (800) 261-2576.   

Undergraduate Commencement: Saturday, Sept. 12, 2020 

  • The Undergraduate Commencement at the Missouri Theatre will be a ticketed event. All seniors were asked to indicate how many tickets they need for the event, and will be provided the number of tickets they requested. The total number of attendees can be accommodated in the Missouri Theatre.
  • Graduating seniors also will have the opportunity to present their work — their fashion designs, films, research posters/papers, publications and capstone presentations — to an audience of friends and family at an all-day undergraduate Senior Showcase, to take place the weekend of Commencement. More details to follow. 
  • Professional photos will be provided by GradImages. Order online at gradimages.com or by calling (800) 261-2576. 

If you have questions about Commencement, please contact Lita Pistono at [email protected] or (573) 876-7210.

 

Fall 2020 Commencement

Stephens College Commencement: Nov. 20, 2020 

Commencement will be held for all undergraduate, online and graduate students prior to Thanksgiving Break. (Note: Graduating students are required to complete their finals from home.)

 

Plan Your Trip

 

Previous Commencement Ceremonies

December 2019 Commencement

Friday, Dec. 13, at 6 p.m. John and Mary Silverthorne Arena, 107 Dorsey St., Stephens College campus

Watch the Commencement Livestream recording:

 

May 2019 Commencement

Graduate and Online Commencement: May 10

View our photo album.

View the May 2019 Stephens College Graduate & Online Commencement Program.

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Undergraduate Commencement: May 11

View our photo album.

View the May 2019 Stephens College Undergraduate Commencement Program.

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December 2018 Commencement

Undergraduate Commencement: Dec. 14

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Graduate Commencement: Dec. 14

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May 2018 Commencement

Graduate and Online Commencement: May 4

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Hooding Ceremony

Commencement Ceremony

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Undergraduate Commencement: May 5

Watch Tribute Video.

View photos.

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December 2017 Commencement

Stephens College held its Commencement on Dec 15, 2017, at 6 p.m. in the Kimball Ballroom of Lela Raney Wood Hall on the Stephens College campus.

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May 2017 Commencement

Graduate & Online Commencement: May 5

Stephens College held its Graduate & Online Commencement in the Kimball Ballroom of Lela Raney Wood Hall on the Stephens College campus.

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Watch Commencement:

 

May 2017 Undergraduate Commencement

Undergraduate Commencement: May 6

Stephens College held its Undergraduate Commencement ceremony in the Missouri Theatre in downtown Columbia.

View pre-ceremony photos and ceremony photos.

Watch Tribute Video.

Watch Commencement:

Commencement Coordinator

Lita Pistono,
Executive Assistant to the President
(573) 876-7210 [email protected]

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