Tuscarawas Campus Commencement 

Kent State Tuscarawas will celebrate its 2024 Graduates with two separate ceremonies at the Performing Arts Center.

  • Thurs., May 9, 2024 - 7 p.m. / Nursing Degree Ceremony with Nursing Pinning to Follow 

  • Fri., May 10, 2024 - 7 p.m. / Associate, Bachelor's, and Master's Degree Ceremony

Commencement Livestreams

Thurs., May 9, 2024

2024 Nursing Commencement and Pinning Ceremony Livestream

Fri., May 10, 2024

2024 Commencement Livestream

Program Link

2024 Program (PDF)


Faculty RSVP       Nursing Degree RSVP             All Other Degrees RSVP

Kent State Tuscarawas Commencement information will be sent to your KSU email account and mailed to your home address the week of Feb. 5, 2024. Please email Kim Sweitzer at with questions.

  • Students must RSVP in advance (Mon., Feb. 5 through Fri., March 29, 2024) to attend the campus ceremonies. Tickets required for admittance. Tickets can be reserved Wed., April 3 through Sun., April 21, 2024. Look for the email in your KSU account from the Performing Arts Center to reserve tickets.
  • Doors open 30 minutes prior to ceremony.
  • All in-person ceremonies will adhere to Flashes Safety Principles. For our most up-to-date health and safety protocols,  visit:
  • May 16, 2024 - Final grades available to students in FlashLine. Login to FlashLine to View Final Grades for the Current Term in the Student Category / Resources Page / Grades and Transcripts Section.
  • May 16, 2024 - Final grades posted on transcript. 
  • May 31, 2024 - Degrees posted on transcript.


The Financial, Billing and Enrollment Center has partnered with Parchment Inc. to improve the diploma fulfillment process for graduates of Kent State University. Upon final degree approval, the Spring 2024 graduate’s diplomas will be fulfilled by Parchment.

  • Your digital diploma will arrive approximately 4-5 weeks after commencement. Watch for an email notification.
    • Notification will be sent to your Kent State email.
    • Follow the link to set up your Parchment Digital credentials account.
    • Share and Download your digital diploma as many times as you like.
  • Paper diplomas will be mailed separately to your permanent address on file 7-10 days after you receive your digital diploma. 

To verify a diploma or permanent address:

  1. Visit Flashline
  2. Select the Student category
  3. Select Dashboard
  4. Select My Personal Information located under Profile

Contact the Financial, Billing and Enrollment Center directly at with any diploma questions. 

Graduation FAQs 

Q. Where do I get my cap and gown?

A. Cap, gown and tassel will be available in the bookstore. These items are not a rental; they will be yours to keep. For further information, contact the bookstore at 330-308-7493.

Q. When/Where can I get commencement tickets? How many will I receive?

A. Commencement tickets, for your guests, will be available from the Performing Arts Center box office. 

Q. Do I have to complete loan exit counseling?

A. All students who received Stafford or direct loans must complete online exit loan counseling. Visit the financial aid office for further details.

Q. How will my name appear on my diploma?

A. Your name will appear exactly as it does on your university record. Login to FLASHLINE and review your personal information and update if needed. Please be sure that your name is listed properly, as this is how it will be announced, listed in the commencement program, and will appear on your diploma.

Q. How many graduation ceremonies are held each year?

A. Kent State Tuscarawas holds one commencement ceremony each year in May. Summer and Fall graduates are invited to participate in the spring ceremony. The Kent Campus holds several ceremonies in December, May and August.