Commencement Schedules

We are excited to announce that Sam Houston State University will host nine in-person Commencement ceremonies for Spring 2021 at the Bernard G. Johnson Coliseum, May 13 through 15. The complete schedule has been posted below.

Due to social distancing requirements, a limited number of graduates may participate in the May 2021 ceremonies. Students who applied to graduate by March 10, 2021 are eligible to participate in the ceremonies. A waitlist will be available for graduates who submit an application after March 10, 2021. Please contact graduationteam@shsu.edu for questions.

  • Thursday Ceremonies, May 13
    College of Business Administration Programs:
      All Masters Programs
      Accounting, BBA
    College of Arts & Media Programs:
      All Masters Programs
      Animation, BFA
      Art, BA
      Dance, BFA
      Film & TV Production
      Graphic Design, BFA
      Mass Communication, BA
      Music Therapy, BM
      Music, BM
      Music, BA
      Musical Theatre, BFA
      Theatre, BFA
      Photography, BFA
      Studio Art, BFA
    College of Business Administration Programs:
      Banking & Financial Inst, BBA
      Economics, BBA
      Entrepreneurship, BBA
      Finance, BBA
      General Business, BBA
      Human Resource Mgmt, BBA
      International Business, BBA
      Management, BBA
      Marketing, BBA
      Mgmt Information Systems, BBA
      Supply Chain Management, BBA
    College of Humanities & Social Sciences Programs:
      Communication Studies, BA
      Communication Studies, BS
      English, BA
      History, BA
      Integrated Studies, BS
      Philosophy, BA
      Political Science, BA
      Political Science, BS
      Psychology, BS
      Sociology, BA
      Sociology, BS
      Spanish, BA
  • Friday Ceremonies, May 14
    College of Education Programs:
      All Masters and Doctoral Programs
    College of Humanities & Social Sciences Programs:
      All Masters and Doctoral Programs
    College of Science & Engineering Technology Programs:
      All Masters and Doctoral Programs
      Agri Engineering Tech, BS
      Agricultural Business, BS
      Agricultural Comm, BS
      Animal Science, BS
      Animal Science-Pre-Vet, BS
      Applied Arts & Sciences, BAAS
      Chemistry, BS
      Composite Science
      Computing Science, BS
      Construction Management, BS
      Cybersecurity, BS
      Elec/Comp Engineering Tech, BS
      Engine Tech- Safety Mgmt, BS
      Engine Tech-Electronics, BS
      Engineering Design Tech, BS
      Engineering Technology, BS
      Environmental Science, BS
      Forensic Chemistry, BS
      Geography - Environmental, BS
      Geography-Geospat Info Sci, BS
      Geography-Human Geography, BA
      Geology, BS
      Interdisciplinary Agri, BS
      Mathematics, BS
      Physics, BS
      Plant & Soil Science, BS
      Software Engineering, BS
    College of Education Programs:
      Education, BS
    College of Science & Engineering Technology Programs:
      Biology, BA
      Biology, BS
      Biology - Predental, BS
      Biology - Premedical, BS
      Biology - Prepharmacy, BS
      Biology - Prephys Asst, BS
      Biomedical Sci, BS - PreDental
      Biomedical Sci,BS-PrePhys Asst
      Biomedical Sci, BS - PreMed
      Biomedical Sci, BS - PreOpt
      Biomedical Sci, BS - PrePharma
      Biomedical Sciences, BS
      Composite Science
  • Saturday Ceremonies, May 15
    College of Criminal Justice Programs:
      All Masters and Doctoral Programs
      Criminal Justice, BA (Last Names: A-L)
      Criminal Justice, BS (Last Names: A-L)
      Homeland Security Studies, BS
      Victim Studies, BA
      Victim Studies, BS
    College of Health Sciences Programs:
      Nursing, BSN
    College of Criminal Justice Programs:
      Criminal Justice, BA (Last Names: M-Z)
      Criminal Justice, BS (Last Names: M-Z)
    College of Health Sciences Programs:
      All Masters and Doctoral Programs
      Athletic Training, BS
      Bilingual Health Care Stud, BA
      Family & Consumer Sci, BA
      Family & Consumer Sci, BS
      Fashion Merchandising, BA
      Fashion Merchandising, BS
      Food Science & Nutrition, BS
      Food Service Management, BS
      Health Care Administration, BS
      Health Sciences, BS
      Health, BS
      Interior Design, BA
      Interior Design, BS
      Kinesiology, BS
      Kinesiology-App Exer Sci, BS
      Public Health, BS