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Commencement Celebration

2015 Spring Commencement

Schedule of Ceremonies:

Friday, May 15    
     
Graduate Commencement Ceremony  5:00 p.m.  E.A. Diddle Arena
Saturday, May 16    
     
Undergraduate Commencement Ceremonies    
Gordon Ford College of Business
College of Health and Human Services
 9:30 a.m.  E.A. Diddle Arena
Ogden College of Science and Engineering
College of Education and Behavioral Sciences
 2:00 p.m.  E.A. Diddle Arena
University College
Potter College of Arts and Letters
 6:00 p.m.  E.A. Diddle Arena
Monday, May 18    
     
Regional Campus Commencement Ceremonies    
WKU Owensboro Commencement Ceremony  6:30 p.m.  RiverPark Center
WKU Elizabethtown-Fort Knox Commencement Ceremony 6:30 p.m. Hardin County Schools Performing Arts Center

Commencement Etiquette:
By tradition, the commencement ceremony is a formal, dignified event to honor the academic achievement of scholars. To help preserve the decorum of the event, it is requested that you exercise etiquette appropriate to the occasion. Respect your fellow graduates by holding your applause until all graduates have been recognized. As a courtesy to your fellow graduates, all graduates are requested to stay until the conclusion of the ceremony.

Graduation Announcements:
You may order graduation announcements during the Grad Fair or by visiting www.wku.edu/wkustore.

Academic Attire:
Degree candidates who did not attend the Grad Fair may obtain their cap and gown from the WKU Store in Downing Student Union during normal business hours:

Monday-Friday  7:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Saturday 10:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
Saturday, May 16   8:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.


The cap and gown may be kept by the graduate as a memento of the occasion. Candidates should allow sufficient time to iron or steam-press their gown prior to the ceremony.


WKU’s traditional commencement exercises are designed to honor the significant academic accomplishments of our students.

Many members of the academic community, faculty, administration and staff give of their time and effort so that these exercises will be a stately and memorable experience. The pride WKU feels in its graduates is reflected in the beauty and pageantry of this significant event.


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Graduate students who complete all degree requirements during the 2015 spring semester or 2015 summer terms may participate in the Spring Commencement scheduled for Friday, May 15, in E.A. Diddle Arena.
If you have questions about your eligibility, please contact the Graduate School at 270-745-2446.

Undergraduate students who complete all degree requirements during the 2015 spring semester or 2015 summer terms may participate in the Spring Commencement scheduled for Saturday, May 16, in E.A. Diddle Arena.
If you have questions about your eligibility, please contact your Degree Certification Officer:

Last Name:    
A-H Dana Jones 270-745-5447
I-L Beth Haselhoff 270-745-2803
M-Z Marsha Wagoner 270-745-2406

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