Dear Spring Graduates:

Congratulations on your upcoming graduation. We look forward to celebrating your accomplishments virtually and in person at Commencement, May 12-15, 2022. You will have the option of selecting your ceremony attendance preference in the forthcoming RSVP period. All in-person ceremonies will adhere to Flashes Safety Principles. To stay up to date on ceremony details please check back to our webpage often and watch your Kent State email account for more information.

We look forward to celebrating you soon!


University Events & Protocol

  • As you get closer to graduation, you will have questions about how to RSVP, get tickets, where to purchase your cap and gown and more. The answers to these questions and many more can be found in the Online Checklist for Graduation and Commencement.

  • Kent State University will recognize the accomplishments of the Fall Class of 2021 with in-person ceremonies in addition to a virtual commencement recognition ceremony on Friday - Saturday, December 17-18, 2021.

  • Family and Friends plan your Visit to Campus! Learn about parking, shuttles, ceremony schedules and more. 

  • Read frequently asked questions about the Dean's/President's List and the Graduation List.