The Spring 2020 Commencement will be held on Friday, May 8, 2020.

Kent State University at Geauga and Twinsburg Academic Center invite all Spring 2020 degree graduation candidates to participate in the May graduation ceremony. We look forward to sharing this personal milestone with our graduates, their family, and friend.

Day of Commencement

  • The Pinning Ceremony for graduating nursing students will begin at 4:00 p.m. On the day of graduation, nursing graduates should arrive no later than 3:30 p.m. 
  • The Commencement Ceremony for all Associate and Bachelor degree graduates will begin at 6 p.m. Graduates should arrive at 5:00 p.m.
  • The Commencement Ceremony will be held at Parkside Church located at 7100 Pettibone Rd., Chagrin Falls, OH 44023.
  • The Commencement Ceremony will be streamed LIVE on the night of Commencement. The ceremony will last a little more than one hour.
  • Your diploma will be mailed to your home address from the Kent Campus six to eight weeks after the ceremony.  

Commencement Invitation

Formal invitations to commencement will be sent to your Kent State email. Be on the look-out for commencement or graduation emails.

Graduation Cap and Gown

View our Commencement FAQs page for additional information regarding commencement.

Pinning and Commencement Photo Galleries


If you have any questions regarding pinning or commencement, please contact Amy Murfello.