Commencement

Fall Ceremony Details

Friday, December 12, 2014
6:30 p.m.
Lee Arena - Petro Allied Health Center

Doors open to the public at 5:30 p.m.  
Family and guests - enter through the southeast doors and proceed to Lee Arena.
Students - enter through the southeast doors and report to Petro 125 to pick up name cards.

With respect to all, it is expected that graduates and their family and friends will remain for the entire ceremony. The Commencement ceremony is expected to last approximately two hours. Please make your plans accordingly.

No tickets are required.  The event is open to the public.

Parking is free on campus.  The closest lots are those surrounding Petro Allied Health Center.  Parking for persons with disabilities is located south of Petro in Lot 5.

University staff will be available to assist guests with special needs.  It is recommended that students and guests requiring assistance and/or special seating send an email to Student Services or call 785.670.1629 at least 2 weeks prior to the ceremony date.

Important Dates

September 5
Last day to file an Application for Graduation with the University Registrar's Office.
If you do not file by the deadline and plan to participate in the fall ceremony, contact the University Registrar.

September - December 5
Contact the Ichabod Shop for announcements and class rings
*(see below for vendor campus visit dates)

*September 10
10:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m. - Career and Graduate School Fair

Visit with graduation representatives from:  Ichabod Shop, Jostens Rings, CB Grad (announcements), Alumni Association
(see Career & Graduate School Fair handout under Important Information above for additional ceremony information)

September - November 28
Pre-register your permanent email address with the professional graduation photographer.

October 23
10:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. - Visit the CB Grad booth (announcements) on the main level of Memorial Union

October 31
Deadline for master's candidates to pre-order cap, gown and hood online or in person at the Ichabod Shop.
Additional shipping charges will apply after this date.

November 11 - December 5
Undergraduate regalia (cap and gown) can be purchased at the Ichabod Shop.

Contact the Ichabod Shop  for any questions regarding the ordering or purchase of regalia (cap and gown).

Tag Your Pictures, Status Updates and Tweets

As you celebrate the big day, tag your pictures, status updates and Tweets with #IchabodGrad14 and we'll celebrate with you. Congratulations and #GoBods!

Fall Regalia Deadlines

October 31, 2014 ~ Master's regalia (Cap, Gown, Hood) ~ must order online or in person

November 11-December 5, 2014 ~ Undergraduate regalia (cap and gown) available at the Ichabod Shop