FSU Commencement

162nd Commencement

Saturday, May 20, 2023

Tickets are required for attendance.


9:30 a.m. -College of Liberal Arts & Sciences

Each graduate receives 7 guest tickets


2:00 p.m.- College of Business and College of Education

Each graduate receives 10 guest tickets


Ticket Details 

Ceremony will be streamed Live!

The "Watch Live" links will be provided on the FSU homepage the day of the ceremony. 

The ceremony will also be streamed in the Lane Center lounge area by Starbucks.


Be sure to check your FSU email regularly! You will be sent detailed information throughout the semester. 





1. Complete your application for graduation through the Registrar’s Office and make sure all of your PAWS info (address, etc.) is accurate.

2. Check your FSU email in the upcoming months for an email from commencement@frostburg.edu inviting you to set up a login with the FSU's Marching Order site. After setting up login, you can access your Marching Order web page any time. This is where you can access your tickets and more. Graduates planning to attend Commencement on May 20 must register for the ceremony.

3. Order your cap and gown through the link at the end of the registration page. (Only graduating students have access to this, so we cannot post the link here.) You can choose to ship to the University Store, Hagerstown campus, or to your home (for a fee).

4. Continue to check your FSU email and the Commencement web site (https://www.frostburg.edu/commencement/) for important updates and further details.

5. Bring your cap & gown to commencement with you on Saturday, May 20 to line up in the practice gym in PE Center lower level at 8:00 for your 9:30 a.m. ceremony (CLAS) and 12:30 for your 2:00 ceremony (Busn & Educ). Your name card (and gold Honors tassel, if applicable) will be given to you upon arrival at the practice gym. You must have this name card to hand to the name reader as you cross the stage.





Commencement Contacts

Registrar's Office
Graduation certification (undergraduates), address changes, diplomas

Graduate Services
Graduation certification (Master’s and doctoral candidates)

University Store
Cap and gown orders, announcements

Special Academic Services
Ceremony and General Information