Baccalaureate Degree & Convocation Ceremony

Saturday, May 13, 2017 (All day)

For the first time, Kent State University will add a university-wide ceremony for the 256th Commencement Exercises on Saturday, May 13, 2017.

Following the university-wide ceremony, the College of Nursing will host the first Baccalaureate Degree & Convocation Ceremony, which will incorporate both graduation and nurse pinning traditions.

Please visit for full details.


Important Deadlines

  • Mar. 17, 2017: Order your pin
  • Apr. 21, 2017: Submit T-Shirt size to
  • Apr. 21, 2017: Submit your photos for a PowerPoint slideshow of you and your classmates to
    • Images MUST be appropriate as deemed by the University and the College of Nursing - limit 10
    • Images MUST be related to your experience in the KSU College of Nursing program - clinical, studying, class experience, photos with friends, photos in nursing uniforms or scrubs
    • Images MUST be sent as a JPEG email attachment

Please direct any questions to the Office of University Ceremonies at