On July 9, 2015 a welcome reception to honour the graduates from PskovSU cum laude degree took place in the Assembly hall of the Pskov Region Administration. The Welcome reception opened with the anthem of the Russian Federation and the student anthem «Gaudeamus».

This year there are 1696 graduates, and 1230 of them are of  full-time education. 181 students of the Pskov State University received diplomas with honours. The names of each graduate who received a diploma of higher education with honors  will be recorded in the Book of Honor "Golden chronicles of the university."
The Governor of the Pskov region Andrei Turchak noted that  receptions of the  best graduates had become a good tradition.
Words of  cordial welcome were addressed to the graduates by the  Vice - Governor of the Pskov region Vera Yemelyanova.
Rector of PskovSU Yury Demyanenko said: "Our primary asset, our pride, these are you, our graduates."
The welcome reception is a tribute to the graduates of the university. Graduates will forever be members of the university community and their alma mater.