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Class Photo & More
A Class of 2021 photo will be taken immediately following the Commencement Ceremony at the Tony’s Pizza Events Center on May 15. Copies of the photo will be available from the university’s online photo website shortly after Commencement. To better allow families to enjoy the commencement ceremony and ensure the safety of all guests in the arena, a professional photographer will take the photos of all graduates as they cross the stage. All graduates will be able to download their FREE and PROFESSIONAL graduation photos.
What You Need to Know
To help you prepare for Commencement, detailed information for both graduates and their guests is provided. Follow the links below to find more information.
April 7 -- Brown Mezzanine, Student Activities Center, 11:00 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.
Caps, gowns, hoods (if applicable) and any honor cords earned will be distributed in the Graduation Celebration Boxes at the Graduation Finale, along with information for all graduates about the Spring Commencement. Be sure to bring these in May! A marching order will be distributed at graduation.
Order Your Announcements
If you wish to purchase graduation announcements, you may order them from CB Announcements or another company of your choice. You may also make your own.
If you choose to make your own, official KWU logos are available from the Marketing Communications Office. Contact the MARCOM office at email@example.com or by calling (785) 833-4345.
Commencement Weekend Schedule
Baccalaureate Service – Held Virtually
2 p.m. – Sunday, May 9 (NOTE: The link to the event will be posted here in the weeks leading up to Baccalaureate)
Nurses Pinning Ceremony
5:30 p.m. – Friday, May 14, Mabee Arena
Commencement Line of March Formation
10:00 a.m. – Saturday, May 15, Tony’s Pizza Events Center Concourse
10:30 a.m. – Saturday, May 15, Tony’s Pizza Events Center Arena
Class of 2021 Photo
Noon – Saturday, May 15, at Tony’s Pizza Events Center
To participate in the 2021 Commencement ceremony, eligible graduates should complete the graduation application.
Each degree candidate is personally responsible for completing all steps (exams, exit interviews, etc.) as required for graduation from Kansas Wesleyan University. All outstanding debts to the university must be paid in the Business Office prior to graduation. Stop by the Business Office and ask for a "Refund Request Form." Refunds of you general deposit will be made after deduction of any unpaid charges. Please refer to the official university catalog for additional information.