A professional photographer will take photos before and during the ceremony. You MUST present a photo card at the time of commencement. Photo cards will be distributed during the GradFest ‘21 cap and gown pickup on April 14-15. Following Grad Fest, photo cards can be picked up at the Alumni Welcome Center in Spratt 105, or the Missouri Western State University Bookstore in Hearnes Center.
Graduates wishing to order graduation announcements may do so through Herff Jones.
Help make the year unforgettable by purchasing a 2022 edition of The Griffon yearbook. This year we celebrate the 96th volume of when The Griffon which was first published at Missouri Western in 1921.
For only $35, you will have a book that will be enjoyed now and 20, 30 or even 50 years from now. You also can make the yearbook extra special by purchasing name-stamping and a protective plastic cover.
Purchase your copy of the yearbook from our online portal today with credit, debit card or PayPal at yearbookforever.com. Order now, so you won’t miss out when the yearbook is distributed. Yearbooks will not be available for purchase after they are printed.
How to place a personal dedication for a graduate in the yearbook?
Attending a university is a unique time in a person’s life. College students experience strong loyalties about their friends, teammates, classmates and school. Show your support for their life at Missouri Western State University a personal ad in the 2022 edition of The Griffon yearbook.
The yearbook helps students remember all the special people and happenings from this school year. The addition of a special photo and message written by you will make the book much more personal.
You can purchase a personal dedication to commemorate this moment in your son/daughter’s life online by March 1 with credit card, debit card or PayPal at yearbookforever.com.
Who to contact?
For questions about purchasing a yearbook or personal ad in this year’s edition of the yearbook please contact Dr. James Carviou
If you are participating in one of the ceremonies, please check your email for detailed instructions.
Location of Undergraduate Ceremonies
St. Joseph Civic Arena
100 North 4th Street
St Joseph, MO 64501
Instructions for Graduates
Need more information?
Contact Lisa May, College of Liberal Arts
We look forward to celebrating you at the May 8, 2021 Commencement Ceremony!