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Fall Recognition Ceremony 2019


December Graduates' Recognition Ceremony
Friday, December 6, 2019
Fitzpatrick Auditorium, Sams Hall of Fine Arts

The university will hold its annual fall recognition ceremony for December graduates to recognize their accomplishments and celebrate with members of the university community. The ceremony will be held on December 6, 2019 at 6 p.m. in Fitzpatrick Auditorium in the Sams Hall of Fine Arts.  A reception in The Gallery will immediately follow the ceremony.

Ceremony Invitations:  Eligible fall graduates should check their KWU email and campus mail for the invitation to the Graduates' Recognition Ceremony. 

RSVP by November 30:


December Graduation Recognition FAQ

For questions regarding the fall ceremony, please contact the Provost Office at 833.4332.

For academic questions, please contact your advisor or the Registrar’s Office at 833.4318.

Please note: Diplomas for December graduates will be mailed out in late January.


Spring Graduation Weekend: May 10-11, 2019


Cap and Gown Pickup: TBA

Nurses Pinning Ceremony:  Friday, May 10. 2019, 3:30 pm in Fitzpatrick Auditorium

Graduation Celebration Dinner:  Friday, May 10, 2019, 6:00 pm in Muir Gymnasium

Baccalaureate Service: Saturday, May 11, 2019, 11:00 am at University United Methodist Church

Commencement Ceremony:  Saturday, May 11, 2019, 3:00 pm in Mabee Arena

The May Commencement exercise is the annual spring occasion when the university celebrates the accomplishments of its students by conferring degrees. Students who complete their degree requirements in December are invited to return to campus in May for Commencement Weekend and will be eligible to participate in the ceremonies with May graduates.