Commencement Ceremony

Crowder College Commencement is a ceremony intended to honor, recognize, and celebrate student achievement for those who have completed academic requirements toward graduation. Commencement is held during both fall and spring semesters:
  • Fall 2019 – December 14, 2019, 10a.m.
  • Spring 2020 – May 16, 2020, 10a.m. (AA-General Studies) and 1p.m. (All other degrees)

Commencement rehearsal/reception hosted by the Crowder College Foundation will be held the Thursday prior to the commencement ceremony, at 2:00 pm in the Wright Conference Center located inside Farber Hall on the Neosho campus. All graduates are urged to attend.

Order your cap, gown, and announcement (if desired) at the following link: Graduation Regalia from Balfour

Complete application for graduation through My Crowder or in our Records Office.

Professional photos taken during commencement may be purchased online through Grad Images.

Parents, Family, and Guests
We are encouraging our graduates, family, and guests to arrive early. Escorts will be on-site to assist graduates, family, and guests to available parking and seating areas.

Limited mobility or special needs?
Please contact the Student Accessibility Office, 417.455.5733. Guests having limited mobility or special needs are strongly advised to arrive early (at least one hour before the ceremony begins). Allow plenty of time to park, enter the Crowder College Gymnasium and find convenient seating. The admission doors will open an hour prior to the ceremony.

Inclement Weather
In the event of inclement weather, commencement will still be held in the Bob Sneller Gymnasium; however, no graduate processional will occur. Graduates will be seated in their designated location to begin the ceremony.

For more information regarding commencement please contact the Crowder College Records Office, 417.455.5424.