A view of the stage at the 2019 commencement, showing faculty in their regalia in front of students in green graduation robes.

RCAH Commencement 2020

Graduate Dessert Reception: Saturday, May 2, from 2-3 p.m. in The Gallery dining hall

  • Open to RCAH graduates and their families.
  • No RSVP needed.

Ceremony: Saturday, May 4, at 7 p.m. in the Wharton Center (report by 6:15 p.m.)

  • No tickets required. Family and friends are welcome!
  • Graduates need to report to the Grand Tier Lounge by 6:15 p.m. in their caps and gowns.
  • Group picture of the graduates at 6:30 p.m.


  • Information about cap and gown attire can be found at and at the Spartan Spirit Shop in the Union. RCAH uses the white tassel.
  • If you are eligible to graduate with honors or high honors, Pam Newsted will be reaching out to you in early April to pick up your honors cords.

For more information about MSU commencement activities, visit

Students in commencement regalia celebrate.