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Online Checklist for Graduation and Commencement

1. Log into FlashLine 

  • Apply to Graduate
  • Confirm your personal information: Name, Major, Degree and Diploma Mailing Address 
  • Remove a Student Directory Restriction 
  • Current term RSVP in Flashline is closed. 
    • Graduation Candidates whose application for graduation has been tentatively accepted by their advising office for the current term will be contacted via their Kent email account to RSVP.  Summer 2017 candidates can also access the RSVP by logging into Flashline between June 12 - July 14, 2017. 

    2. Download Guest Tickets

    • Current Term Graduates who completed the RSVP will have access to the ticket download July 24 - August 4, 2017.  Additionally, candidates will receive an electronic notification via their FlashLine email account.
      • Baccalaureate Degree Ceremony - 6 Tickets per RSVP'd Graduate
      • Advanced Degree Ceremony - 6 Tickets per RSVP'd Graduate 

    3. Attend Pre-Commencement Events 

    • Grad Fair: One Stop Shopping to Finalize your Commencement Details
      • Bookstore - First Floor Kent Campus Student Center
        • Wednesday, June 21, 2017
          • 11 a.m. - 6 p.m.

    4. Commencement Announcements, Invitations, Garb and Related Materials 

    5. Attend Commencement 

    • Check In – Graduates report to the ceremony venue 90 minutes prior to the start of their ceremony with cap and gown. Detailed ceremony reporting instructions will be sent to your FlashLine email. 

    6. After the Ceremony 

    8. Diploma Mailing 

    • Diplomas will be mailed upon final approval to the graduate’s diploma address approximately 8-10 weeks following the ceremony.