and College Recognition Ceremonies
To celebrate the Spring 2023 graduates, WKU's Spring Commencement Ceremony will be held on Thursday, May 4, 2023 with College Recognition Ceremonies on Friday, May 5, 2023.
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.
E.A. Diddle Arena
WKU's five academic colleges will host ceremonies where students will walk up for individual recognition, greet the university president, take their graduate photo, and more.
Information for our guests
Learn more about parking, directions, lodging, and more.
Countdown to 2023 Commencement Ceremony
Thursday, May 4, 2023
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