Karamu Ya Wahitimu/Celebración de los Graduados

Karamu Ya Wahitimu/

Celebración de los Graduados

This pre-commencement celebration and final Rites of Passage is graduation ceremony to celebrate the accomplishments of all graduating African American, Native American, Latinx, Hispanic and Multiracial undergraduate and graduate students. A senior speaker will provide remarks before students are recognized and bestowed with a cultural stole by a faculty member in their respective college. 

Spring 2023 Karamu Celebration 

The Student Multicultural Center will host an in-person celebration on Wednesday, May 10 at 6:00pm on Manchester Field. 


An email will be sent to all eligible graduates with a link to register beginning in March. If you did not receive this email, please check your spam folder or email SMC@kent.edu.

Registration closes on Monday, April 17, 2023.


Information and Questions

If you have any questions, please call the Student Multicultural Center at, (330) 672-3560 or email us at, SMC@kent.edu.