BGSU to host fall commencement on Dec  9 10

BGSU to host fall commencement on Dec. 9-10

Fall 2022 Commencement

BGSU will host two Commencement ceremonies this December, at the Stroh Center, on the Bowling Green campus. Graduates who wish to attend their ceremony must complete the online RSVP form by Nov. 18. Those who complete the RSVP form will receive seven (7) electronic guest tickets by Dec. 3. Learn more by visiting our Ceremony Information page.

Friday, Dec. 9, 2022
7 p.m. ceremony
Stroh Center

  • Doctoral and master’s candidates from the Graduate College
  • Bachelor’s candidates from the College of Musical Arts
  • Bachelor’s candidates from the College of Technology Architecture and Applied Engineering
  • Associate and bachelor’s candidates from Firelands College
  • Commencement speaker: Bruce Johnson '82

Saturday, Dec. 10, 2022
10 a.m. ceremony
Stroh Center

  • Bachelor’s candidates from the College of Arts and Sciences
  • Bachelor’s candidates from the Allen W. and Carol M. Schmidthorst College of Business
  • Bachelor’s candidates from the College of Education and Human Development
  • Bachelor’s candidates from the College of Health and Human Services
  • Commencement speaker: Bruce Johnson '82

Share Your Celebration

As you celebrate your big day, we’ve put together digital fun to help you show your Falcon pride.


Use the hashtag #BGSUGrad to share photos, messages and advice for graduates. Your post could be featured on screen before the ceremony.

Hear Your Name Announced

Arts and Sciences

Education and Human Development

Graduate College

Musical Arts

Allen W. and Carol M. Schmidthorst College of Business

Firelands College

Health and Human Services

Technology, Architecture and Applied Engineering

"We are linked to this institution by invisible bonds that do not wither or dissolve."

- Dr. Ralph W. McDonald, 4th President of Bowling Green State University

Submit a Commencement question

Deadline for Printed Program / Display

Graduates must be approved for graduation by Registration and Records by Nov. 18, 2022 in order to be included in the printed program, graduate name videos and to have their name displayed at the ceremony. After the deadline, a graduate may still be permitted to attend commencement, but BGSU cannot guarantee their name will be in the printed program or displayed on screen.

Advice for the incoming freshman class

Upcoming Commencement Dates

Spring 2023:  April 28-29, 2023
Summer 2023:  August 5, 2023

Ceremony times and college breakdowns may not be determined until approximately 2 months prior to commencement. These decisions are based off final graduate counts for each college.

BGSU Seal Letterhead 2019 

Office of the President

220 McFall Center
Bowling Green, Ohio 43403
Phone: 419-372-2774

Updated: 12/08/2022 05:01PM