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2018 Spring Commencement

University-wide Commencement Ceremony 

Roy Kidd Stadium (New east side seating)

May 10th Thursday night.  Time: TBA

The University-wide Commencement Ceremony is the official academic ceremony where the President presides and formally confers degrees.  Students do not walk across the stage at this ceremony.  There will be a noted Commencement speaker who will recieve an Honorary Degree.  The 2018 Outstanding Senior will be recognized and will receive his/her award and will speak to the degree candidates.  The ceremony will be live-streamed.  See the EKU homepage for the link to connect during streaming.

The evening celebration ends with a student determined playlist and fireworks!

College Graduation Convocation Ceremonies 

Alumni Coliseum

May 11th Friday & May 12th Saturday.

Additional to the University-wide ceremony, each college hosts a graduation celebration.  The respective dean of the college presides at these ceremonies.

At these college convocations, students are individually recognized.  Each student will cross the stage to receive their diploma cover and shake hands with their department chair, college dean, and the President who will attend as a guest of the college.  Students earning Doctoral degrees will be hooded on the stage.  

Each of the college ceremonies are live-streamed.  See the EKU homepage for the link to connect during streaming.

Friday, May 11, 2018

Alumni Coliseum

9:00 am College of Justice & Safety 

A reception, for graduates and their families, will be held in the Stratton building following the ceremony.   

Departments include:  Criminal Justice and Police Studies; School of Justice Studies; School of Safety, Security, and Emergency Management.  

1:30 pm College of Health Sciences

A reception, for graduates and their families, will be held following the ceremony in the Fred Darling Auxiliary Gym (Alumni Coliseum). 

Departments include:  Environmental Health Science; Exercise and Sport Science; Family and Consumer Sciences; Health Promotion and Administration; Medical Laboratory Science; Nursing; Occupational Science and Occupational Therapy; Recreation and Park Administration. 

6:30 pm College of Business & Technology 

A reception, for graduates and their families, will be held following the ceremony in the Fred Darling Auxiliary Gym (Alumni Coliseum). 

Departments include:  Accounting, Finance, and Information Systems; Agriculture; Applied Engineering and Technology; Management, Marketing, and International Business. 


Saturday, May 12, 2018

Alumni Coliseum

9:30 am College of Letters, Arts, & Social Sciences

A reception, for graduates and their families, will be held following the ceremony in the Fred Darling Auxiliary Gym (Alumni Coliseum). 

Departments include:  Anthropology/Sociology/Social Work; Art and Design; Communication; Economics; English and Theatre; Government; History; Interdisciplinary Programs; Languages, Cultures, and Humanities; the School of Music; Philosophy and Religion; and Psychology.

1:30 pm College of Education 

(This ceremony is combined for students graduating in the College of Education and the College of Science)

A reception, for graduates and their families, will be held following the ceremony in the Fred Darling Auxiliary Gym (Alumni Coliseum) .

Departments include:  American Sign Language and Interpreter Education; Counseling and Educational Psychology; Curriculum and Instruction; Educational Leadership and Policy Studies; Special Education.   

1:30 pm College of Science 

(This ceremony is combined for students graduating in the College of Education and the College of Science)

A reception, for graduates and their families, will be held following the ceremony in the Fred Darling Auxiliary Gym (Alumni Coliseum).

Departments include:  Biological Sciences; Chemistry; Computer Science; Geography and Geology; Mathematics and Statistics; Physics and Astronomy.

 

Guest Information

Student Information

  • Caps, gowns and other regalia

  • Invitations & Class Rings

  • Photography


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