Please review the following information regarding the Spring 2022 Commencement Ceremony:

The Kent State University Geauga and Twinsburg Academic Center Pinning and Commencement in-person ceremonies will place at Parkside Church in Chagrin Falls on Friday, May 13, 2022. Nursing pinning ceremonies will take place at 10:00 a.m. with commencement beginning at 1:00 p.m.

Watch the pinning and commencement ceremonies live 

Commencement and Pinning Safety Information

  • Prohibited Items Include:
    • Animals (other than those used as a service animal)
    • Bags (larger than 14" x 14")
    • Laser pointers (Note: the use of a laser-point device will result in criminal charges and ejection from the ceremony)
    • Whistles or Noisemakers
    • Weapons of any kind
  • Emergencies and Evacuation
    • In the event of a medical emergency, please see a member of the event staff, usher or law enforcement official. Should there be a need to evacuate the ceremony at any time, an announcement will be made. For your safety, please follow the instructions from the announcer and law enforcement officials.

Pinning and Commencement Photo Galleries


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