Karamu Ya Wahitimu/Celebración de los Graduados | Student Multicultural Center | Kent State University

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 cloth by a faculty member in their respective college.


Celebration Date and Time

Thursday, May 9, 2019 at 6:00 P.M. in the MAC Center at the Kent campus.


How to Participate

Registration is now open and will close on Sunday, April 21, 2019.

Register to participate in Karamu


Eligibility Requirements

African American, Latinx American, Hispanic, Native American and Multiracial students graduating in Spring and Summer 2019


Information and Questions

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