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Congratulations to our NMSU Graduates and their support!

A warm Aggie welcome to all NMSU Graduates, families, and friends. You all have played an important role in helping your student reach their educational goals.DSC_4587 The Graduate Ceremony will be on Friday, May 15th, at 6:00 p.m. and the Undergraduate Ceremonies will be held on Saturday, May 16th at 9:00 a.m. and 2:00 p.m.

The morning ceremony at 9:00 a.m. will award degrees to the following colleges: College of Agricultural, Consumer, and Environmental Sciences, College of Business, College of Education, and College of Health and Social Services. The afternoon ceremony at 2:00 p.m. will award degrees to the following colleges: College of Arts and Sciences and College of Engineering.

  • The Commencement Ceremonies are held at the NMSU Pan American Center.
  • The doors to the Pan American Center will open one hour prior to the ceremony start time.
  • Guest bags will be subject to search upon entry.
  • The ceremonies will last approximately 2 hours.
  • Guests attending the ceremony do not need tickets and seating is available on a first come, first serve basis.
    Photography & Video
  • GradImages is the official photographer for Ceremony photos.
  • Cameras are allowed in the Pan American Center for the Commencement Ceremonies.
  • The Ceremonies are lived streamed online here:

Guests that are in need of special assistance before, during or after the ceremony should call the Pan American Center at 575-646-4413.

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