Click here for complete ceremony information. We ask that you wear a cap and gown, which needs to be ordered from the OSU bookstore.


Participation Deadlines and Policies for MIME Graduate School Students

DATE: June 12, 2020

Participation in the MIME Graduation Celebration requires that graduate students pass their final oral exam – including defense of thesis – by the Thursday of Final week, spring term. (Master of engineering candidates do not have to defend a thesis.)

The MIME Graduation Celebration is the day before the OSU commencement ceremony. Even if your official graduation term is Summer 2019, you may participate in the MIME Graduation Celebration. Generally, grad students who completed their degree requirements anytime from the prior summer through the upcoming summer may participate in the MIME Graduation Celebration.

OSU Commencement Ceremony Participation Details

DATE: June 13, 2020

Requirements graduate students to be allowed to participate in OSU's Commencement Ceremony are clearly outlined on the graduate school website.

Degree Requirements for MIME Graduate Students

Please refer to our MIME website for important details regarding your degree completion. It will be important that you work with Stephanie Grigar in 221C Dearborn Hall to schedule a room for your final defense. In doing this, she can make sure that you sign the defense announcement release form and receive the templates for your defense announcement, placement questionnaire, and graduation checklist among other things.

Portrait Opportunity

Plan to have your picture taken in business casual attire using this online scheduler. Portraits taken may be used for a slide show at the MIME Graduation Celebration and will be made available for students to make prints.