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 2018 Spring Commencement


Schedule of Ceremonies:

 Friday, May 11th    

University-wide Ceremony 

 6:00 p.m.  L.T. Smith Stadium 
 (Rain or Shine)

Big Red Bash 

 7:00 p.m.  South Lawn
 Saturday, May 12th     

College of Health and Human Services

University College

8:00 am

10:00 am 

 E.A. Diddle Arena

Ogden College of Science and Engineering

College of Education and Behavioral Sciences

12:00 pm

2:00 pm

 E.A. Diddle Arena

Potter College of Arts and Letters

Gordon Ford College of Business

4:00 pm

6:00 om

 E.A. Diddle Arena

 

 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.

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. - 3:00 p.m.
Friday, May 11th  7:30 a.m - 6:00 p.m.
Saturday May 12th 

 7:30 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.


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.


Ready to Walk?


Graduate students who complete all degree requirements during the 2018 Spring and Summer semester may participate in the Spring Commencement scheduled for Friday, May 11th at L.T. Smith Stadium or Saturday, May 12th 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 2018 Spring  and Summer semester may participate in the Spring Commencement scheduled for Friday, May 11th at L.T. Smith Stadium or Saturday,  May 12th, in E.A. Diddle Arena.
If you have questions about your eligibility, please contact your Degree Certification Officer:

Last Name:    
A-K Dana Jones 270-745-5447
L-Z Marsha Wagoner 270-745-2406

 


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