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Graduation & Commencement

Celebrate achievements and look forward to future endeavors

Kent State University at Trumbull
2018 Spring Commencement
Saturday, May 12, 2018, 6 p.m.
Packard Music Hall

Use #KSUTrumbull2018 to Celebrate and Congratulate Our 2018 Graduates

Commencement Ceremony

  • The Spring 2018 Commencement Ceremony will be held on Saturday, May 12 at 6 p.m. at Packard Music Hall. The event will last approximately one hour. 

  • Graduates who will be participating in the ceremony need to contact Nancy Treffert at no later than Friday, March 30, 2018.

  • On the day of the event, graduates need to arrive at Packard Music Hall no later than 5 p.m. for pre-ceremony preparation.

Graduates with a Disability and Seating for Guests with Disabilities

  • Please notify Nancy Treffert at by Friday, March 30, 2018 if you are a graduate with special seating needs or need interpretive services for the hearing impaired.

  • There will be areas designated for guests with special seating needs. Notify the greeters at the doors and they will assist guests to the designated area.

For additional graduation information or questions, contact Nancy Treffert at 330-675-8964 or via email at, or visit the Office of Student Services.

One University Commencement ceremony

Earlier that day, Kent State Trumbull is providing a charter bus for graduates who want to participate in Kent State’s university-wide Commencement ceremony where Oscar-nominated actor Michael Keaton will return to the campus he once walked as a student while dreaming about making it big in Hollywood. Email Nancy Treffert ( to take advantage of this offer. 

One University Commencement