and College Recognition Ceremonies
To celebrate the Fall 2021 and Spring and Summer 2022 graduates, WKU's Spring Commencement will be held on Thursday, May 5, 2022, with College Recognition Ceremonies for each of WKU's five academic colleges taking place on Friday, May 6, 2022.
All graduates and families are encouraged and welcome to attend.
Houchens Industries - L.T. Smith Stadium
As the official commencement ceremony of WKU, graduates from across all academic colleges will be honored. The event begins with Topper Walk, where graduates take their final walk down the Hill on the Avenue of Champions.
Stop by the WKU Grad Fair to pick up your cap and gown
March 29-31, 2022
Grad Fair is WKU's beginning to the graduation celebration. It is the place to take care of your graduation planning and check out graduation-related services. You can:
- Pick up your cap and gown
- Pick up a graduation schedule of events for your college
- Take your graduation photo (business attire or wear your cap and gown)
- Order your personalized graduation announcements and class ring from Jostens
The March 29 - 31, 2022 Grad Fair will provide items for spring 2022 and summer 2022 graduates. All fall 2021 graduates should have already picked up their regalia. 2021 graduates without regalia can visit the WKU Store.
Information for our guests
Learn more about parking, directions, lodging, and more.
Countdown to 2022 Commencement Ceremony
Thursday, May 5, 2022