Kent State University
Class of 2021 Commencement 
May 10-21, 2021

Congratulations Spring 2021 Graduates! 

It's commencement week! We look forward to celebrating you at your upcoming commencement ceremony. Be sure to check out the ceremony reporting details below:

In Person Ceremonies: 

  • Sign up for ceremony check-in and arrival time for you and your guests. 
  • Click here to view a map of shuttle pick-up, parking locations, and ceremony check-in areas. 
  • All ceremonies will adhere to the Flashes Safe Eight
  • All guests two years and older must have a ticket to enter the ceremony. 
  • Limited mobility and handicap seating is available. Please see an usher for directions. 
  • Ceremony Live Stream for family and friends not attending. 

We look forward to celebrating your graduation with you safely! 

Ceremony Schedule





Monday, May 10

Advanced Degree Ceremony - Doctoral, Master and Educational Specialist
All Colleges and Campuses

1 PM

Centennial Court Green

Tuesday, May 11

Applied and Technical Studies
Public Health
Regional Campuses

1 PM

Centennial Court Green

Wednesday, May 12

Business Administration
Communication and Information

1 PM

Centennial Court Green

Thursday, May 13

Aeronautics and Engineering
Education, Health, and Human Services

1 PM

Centennial Court Green

Friday, May 14

Architecture and Environmental Design
The Arts

1 PM

Centennial Court Green

Saturday, May 15

Virtual Commencement 

9 AM

Commencement Website

Saturday, May 15

Arts and Sciences

11 AM

Centennial Court Green

Friday, May 21

Podiatric Medicine

1 PM

Kent Campus Student Green

Friday, May 21 Virtual Podiatric Medicine  1 PM Commencement Website 


Commencement App

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