Commencement

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.

Summer 2017 Commencement

Kent State University Commencement ceremonies are among the most important traditions in the life of our 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. For more information, specific to your role - student, guest or faculty - use the menu at the top of the page to find all of the information you need for commencement day.

Please be sure to check back often for up to date information about the ceremonies.

Questions? Contact the Office of University Ceremonies at graduate@kent.edu.

 

 

Baccalaureate Degree Ceremony
Presentation of Bachelor Degrees
Commencement of All Colleges
Memorial Athletic and Convocation Center (MACC)
August 19, 2017
9:30 a.m.

 

Advanced D​egree Ceremony 
Presentation of Doctoral, Master's and Educational Specialist Degrees 
Commencement of All Colleges
Memorial Athletic and Convocation Center (MACC)
August 19, 2017
1:30 p.m.