Buena Vista University's commencement ceremonies will be held on Saturday, May 25, 2019. These ceremonies are a wonderful time to celebrate the accomplishments of our graduates.


This site contains information and resources for graduates, families, and faculty members. We excited to help you celebrate this special event!

Baccalaureate and Commencement: May 25, 2019

10:30 a.m.

Baccalaureate Service

2:15 p.m.

Traditional Procession through Victory Arch

2:30 p.m.

Commencement Ceremony

Commencement Tickets

The deadline for ordering commencement tickets has passed. If you have any questions, please contact Stephanie Wilhelm at


Live Streaming

If you are unable to attend our Baccalaureate and Commencement ceremonies, watch live video on the Buena Vista University Facebook page.

Coverage is courtesy of BVTV, our campus television and video production facility.

BVU on Facebook
Graduates or guests with special needs

Contact Donna Musel, Director of Academic Excellence, to discuss accommodations.

Campus Map

Explore buildings, landmarks, and parking on our Storm Lake campus.

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Storm Lake Map

A picturesque community located next to a natural glacial lake.

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Siebens Forum Map

Many of the day's activities will be held in the Harold Walter Siebens School of Business/Siebens Forum.

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