Students

Online Checklist for Graduation and Commencement

Log into FlashLine 

  • Apply to Graduate
  • Confirm your personal information: Name, Major, Degree and Diploma Mailing Address 
  • Remove a Student Directory Restriction 
  • RSVP to participate in Commencement: The RSVP for Virtual Commencement is closed. 

Cap and Gown, Announcements, Invitations, and Related Materials 

Attend Commencement 

  • Visit www.kent.edu/commencement to tune in for the Virtual Commencement on May 9, 2020 at 11 a.m. 
  • All students will be invited back to campus for commencement when it is deemed safe to do so. 
  • If you missed the RSVP to participate in Virtual Commencement, you may participate in a future ceremony. 

Commencement Package Mailing

All students who RSVP to participate in commencement will receive a commencement package so that they are all set on commencement day. These items will be received separately as indicated below. 

  • Diploma Cover 
  • Commencement Program and Alumni Pin 
  • Mortar Board, Tassel, Veterans Cords and Honors Cords (Note: Only those eligible for Honors or Veterans will receive these cords.) 
  • Doctoral Hood (Doctoral Candidates Only)

After the Ceremony

Diploma Mailing 

  • The Registrar's Office will mail diplomas final approval to the graduates' diploma address (if identified) or permanent address listed in FlashLine on Thursday, June 18, 2020.