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Graduate tossing cap amongst fellow graduates


Congratulations, #GovStateGrads! Whether you are graduating with a bachelor’s, master’s, or doctoral degree, the Governors State community celebrates your years of hard work. 

Message from the President and Board of Trustees Chair

Governors State University President Elaine P. Maimon and Board of Trustees Chair Lisa Harrell proudly congratulate your accomplishment and wish you the best in your next steps, whether in pursuing job opportunities or advanced studies in your discipline.





It's Your Time to Shine!

Today you join the large network of Governors State University alumni. Find your name and the names of the valuable connections you have made in this video of the full graduating class.





#MyGSUStory 2020

Each #GovStateGrad shares a unifying feature: years of hard work culminating in today’s graduation celebration. Each graduating student adds to the fabric of diverse and outstanding stories of achievement. Hear from this year’s graduating students in the #MyGSUstory series.

My GSU Story  

Salutes from the College of Business!

Governors State's College of Business (COB) would like to congratulate all 2020 graduates! Listen to COB's faculty and staff members honor your hard work over the years!



Because of unprecedented challenges, deans and department chairs could not congratulate graduates with the traditional commencement speeches. So they penned letters to the students who acheived milestones in their areas of study. Click the links below to read the letters. There's even one from Senator Mike E. Hastings who took time to commend 2020 graduates on their courage and perseverance. 

Dear Education Graduates

Dear Arts and Letters Graduates

Dear Science, Mathematics and Technology Graduates 

Dear Psychology and Counseling Graduates

Dear Accounting, Finance, MIS, and Economics Graduates

Dear Management, Marketing, and Entrepreneurship Graduates

Dear Military-Connected Graduates

Dear Health Administration Graduates  

Dear Occupational Therapy Graduates

Dear Physical Therapy Graduates

Dear Addiction Studies and Behavioral Health Graduates  

Dear Communication Disorders Graduates 

Dear Health and Human Services Graduates

Dear SXL Program Graduates






Social Media Grad Pack

We know you’ve worked hard for years to earn your degree. Whether you are graduating with a bachelor’s, master’s, or doctoral degree, we invite you to celebrate virtually as you Stay-at-Home with these assets for your social media profiles, posts, and stories.

Filters, Gifs, and More!






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