Commencement

Tuscarawas Campus Commencement 

Kent State Tuscarawas will celebrate its 2023 Graduates with two separate ceremonies at the Performing Arts Center.

  • Thurs., May 11, 2023 - 7 p.m. / Nursing Degree Ceremony with Nursing Pinning to Follow 

  • Fri., May 12, 2023 - 7 p.m. / Associate, Bachelor's, and Master's Degree Ceremony

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. 6, 2023. Please email Kim Sweitzer at kwatt@kent.edu with questions.

  • Students must RSVP in advance (Mon., Feb. 6 through Fri., March 31, 2023) to attend the campus ceremonies. Tickets required for admittance. Tickets can be reserved Wed., April 5 through Sun., April 23, 2023. Look for the email in your KSU account from the Performing Arts Center to reserve tickets.
  • Doors open 30 minutes prior to ceremony.

 

Commencement Livestreams

Thurs., May 11, 2023

 


Fri., May 12, 2023

 


Program Link

 

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. When will I receive my diploma?

A. Diplomas will be mailed from the Office of the University Registrar to the graduate's permanent address approximately eight to ten weeks after the ceremony. Check FLASHLINE to be sure the correct address is listed, or to update your address. Degrees are posted to students' permanent academic records approximately thirty days following the effective date of graduation. 

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.