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 Students

DATE: Friday, June 10, 2022

Participation in the 2022 MIME Graduation Celebration is for students who have passed or will have passed their final oral exam – including defense of thesis – by September 2, 2022.

The MIME Graduation Celebration is the day before the OSU Commencement Ceremony. Even if your official graduation term is Summer 2022, 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.

Official OSU Commencement Ceremony Participation Details

DATE: Saturday, June 11, 2022

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.