Commencement is a special time for the university community. Whether a student, faculty member, family member or friend, graduation is an important event that marks a momentous occasion in the lives of our graduates and the entire university community. The Kent Campus holds Commencement ceremonies at the conclusion of the Spring, Summer and Fall terms.

Advanced Degree Commencement Ceremony
Presentation of Doctoral, Master's and Educational Specialist Degrees 
Individual Student Recognition, Graduation Walk and Ph.D. Hooding
Field House
May 12, 2017
6 p.m.

University Commencement - Special Guest Speaker TBA
University-wide Ceremony to Honor all Kent State University Graduates
For all Campuses and all Degrees 
Dix Stadium 
May 13, 2017
10 a.m.

Kent Campus College Ceremonies
Presentation of Baccalaureate Degrees 
Individual Student Recognition and Graduation Walk 
May 13, 2017
Times and Locations TBA