Your time has arrived! Commencement may look a bit different this year, but your Aggie family is excited for you as you begin your next great adventure.
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Class of 2021 Graduation News

The Fall 2021 Commencement Ceremonies will be held Friday and Saturday, December 10 and 11.

We are honored to celebrate with you and cheer you on in your tremendous achievement.

Moving from student to alumni extends your bond with our Aggie family, and we are happy to help! Join Always an Aggie today, and stay connected through our all-Aggie Network.


October 5 – 6, 2021
9am – 5pm
NMSU Bookstore

Every semester, the NMSU Alumni Association joins partners across the NMSU campus, including NMSU Bookstore, NMSU Career Services, NMSU Financial Aid and Scholarship Services, NMSU Honors College, NMSU Student Affairs & Enrollment Management and NMSU-Doña Ana Community College, to create a one-stop-opportunity for all graduation needs for soon-to-be Aggie Alumni.

At this event, you can do all of the following for Commencement:

  • Reserve your spot and submit a photo for your Graduation ceremony
  • Order your cap, gown and tassel and receive a 10% discount when you purchase it during Grad Fair days
  • Buy your Class Ring from Balfour
  • Sign up for professional photos and graduation pictures with GradImages
  • Order your Diploma Frame
  • Purchase your personalized Commencement announcements
  • Purchase a Crimson cord (for Crimson Scholars who have 75 NMSU credits with a cumulative GPA of 3.5 or above at the time he/she is applying for his/her degree)
  • Enter a drawing for chances to win awesome prizes from our vendors, such as a cap and gown, diploma frames, Aggie gear and a graduation photo package by GradImages
To ensure you're notified of the next Graduation Fair, please email or call 575-646-3616 and provide your contact information.
For more information, visit the NMSU Commencement page. If you are unable to attend the Graduation Fair, you can purchase your cap, gown and tassel through the NMSU Bookstore by calling 575-646-4431