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Important Dates

Friday, February 7, 2014:  Last day to apply for graduation.

If you have not completed the application to graduate, log on to "MyKU" and under the heading "My Academics" click on the link: "Apply for Graduation." For questions regarding graduation eligibility or the application process, contact one of the following individuals:

 Undergraduate:  Ben Trout 610-683-4479
 Graduate: Lori Lentz 610-683-4478

Monday, April 7 and Tuesday, April 8, 2014- 11:00 a.m. TO 7:00 p.m.:  Graduation Festival

Hosted by KUSSI in the Multipurpose Room in the McFarland Student Union, the Graduation Festival provides KU students with a convenient way to access commencement information, tickets, purchase academic regalia (cap and gown) at a discount, rings, announcements and more. If you cannot attend the Graduation Festival or have questions, please contact the KUSSI Service Center in the McFarland Student Union, Room 171, or by calling 484-646-4338 prior to the event.  

Wednesday, April 23-Wednesday, May 7, 2014

Academic regalia (caps and gowns) are available for purchase at the KU Student Bookstore for individuals who were unable to attend the Graduation Festival. The Bookstore is open Monday through Thursday from 7:45 a.m. to 8 p.m., Friday from 7:45 a.m. to 6 p.m., Saturday from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., and Sunday from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m.  Please call the KUSSI Service Center at 484-646-4338 with all cap and gown questions.

Wednesday, April 30, 2014

Deadline to RSVP for the commencement rehearsal and reception. Register with the Alumni Engagement Office at

Wednesday, May 7, 2014- Commencement Rehearsal & Reception

President Cevallos and the Office of Alumni Engagement will host the reception and rehearsal program at 5:00 P.M. in the Schaeffer Auditorium. You must RSVP no later than April 28 by contacting the Alumni Engagement Office at  

 Saturday, May 10, 2014- Commencement

Commencement ceremonies to be held in the O'Pake Fieldhouse at the following times:

9:00 a.m.:  College of Business and College of Education

2:00 p.m.:  College of Liberal Arts & Sciences and College of Visual & Performing Arts