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Details for Commencement

Doors to Diddle Arena will open at 6:00am. Graduates will need to go to the auxiliary gym in Diddle Arena (arrive by 7:30am), while guests find a seat in the arena stadium. Students and guests, please park in Parking Structure #1 (300 University Blvd, 42101). After our ceremony, we look forward to celebrating by providing a brunch for you and your guests in Downing Student Union, room 1037. Hope you're excited!!

**You can pick up your regalia at the WKU Store**

 

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Grad Fair 

Wednesday, 10/20/21 & Thursday, 10/21/21

                   10:00am - 6:00pm

                      DSU 3rd floor

 

Recognition Ceremony Video

Details to come.

 

Parking Information and Directions

Detailed information regarding parking and directions can be foundhere.

 

Campus Map

Click hereto view a map of Western Kentucky University's campus.

 

Recognition Ceremony Broadcast

For family and friends who are unable to attend the GFCB Recognition Ceremony, there are several opportunities to view the event live:

 

Student Information

Application for Graduation

Before completing a degree, students need to apply for graduation throughTopNet. This allows students to provide WKU with information regarding the completion of your graduation requirements, and is required once a student is close to completing their degree. For more information on WKU's Application for Graduation,click here.

Pick up Your Cap & Gown

Academic regalia that should be worn to Saturday's event can be picked up at the WKU Store.

 

Graduation Honors

Undergraduate students who maintain outstanding academic achievement are recognized by wearing red and white honor cords. Criteria for graduation honors are:

  • Cum LaudeThe graduation honor given to students who have completed their baccalaureate study with both cumulative overall and cumulative WKU grade point averages of 3.40 - 3.59 and a minimum of 45 semester hours earned through instruction at WKU.
  • Magna Cum LaudeThe graduation honor given to students who have completed their baccalaureate study with both cumulative overall and cumulative WKU grade point averages of 3.60 - 3.79 and a minimum of 45 semester hours earned through instruction at WKU.
  • Summa Cum LaudeThe graduation honor given to students who have completed their baccalaureate study with both cumulative overall and cumulative WKU grade point averages of 3.80 - 4.00 and a minimum of 45 semester hours earned through instruction at WKU.

 

Diplomas

The diploma will be mailed to the student's address listed in their Application for Graduation (which can be altered via  TopNet if the mailing address has changed). Diplomas for graduates will be mailed approximately 3 to 6 weeks following the Recognition Ceremony. For more information about diplomas, click here.

 

Community Information

Seating

It is recommended that guests be seated 30 minutes prior to the start of the ceremony.

Overnight Accommodations

Recognition Ceremony weekend will be very busy with other activities in the Bowling Green community. If overnight accommodations are necessary, it is recommended that reservations be made immediately. Local hotel information is provided by the Bowling Green Area Chamber of Commerce.

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