BGSU to hold in-person fall commencement exercises starting Friday

BOWLING GREEN, Ohio - Bowling Green State University will hold in-person fall commencement exercises to honor the Class of 2021 beginning Friday, Dec. 17, at 7 p.m. in the Stroh Center on the BGSU campus. Additional ceremonies will take place Saturday, Dec. 18, at 10 a.m. and 2 p.m.

The fall 2021 graduating class includes 1,082 candidates, of which 44 will be presented associate degrees, 705 will be presented bachelor's degrees, 249 with master's degrees and 29 with doctoral degrees.

Every candidate will have the opportunity to cross the commencement stage and receive their diploma.

Guest tickets are required for all ceremonies. For graduates or guests not able to attend, ceremonies will be livestreamed at and on Facebook. Videos of graduate names read by each college will be available online.

Graduates are encouraged to share their photos on social media using the hashtags #BGSUGrad and #BGSU2021.

BGSU requires face coverings for everyone, regardless of vaccination status, in indoor public settings on its campuses.

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Updated: 12/13/2021 11:48AM