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Fall Graduation 2014

November 5, 2014

KU Commencement

The School of Education Recognition Ceremony for Fall Graduates will be on Saturday, December 13, 1:30-3:00 p.m. Reception with light refreshments will follow the ceremony.

PLEASE NOTE LOCALE CHANGE: the ceremony will be held at Woodruff Auditorium at the Kansas Union (not the Lied Center.)

  1. Students are eligible to participate if they did or will receive an undergraduate or graduate degree in August 2014 or December 2014. 
  2. Although the November 21st registration deadline has passed, students are still welcome to participate in the ceremony. You must register to participate. 
  3. Plan on arriving at the Woodruff Auditorium by 1:00 p.m.; there will be signs directing students to their assembly place.
  4. There is no limit on the number of guests and no tickets will be required. Doors will open for guest seating at 12:45 p.m.
  5. Students and faculty will wear regalia (caps, gowns, and, for masters & doctoral degree recipients, hoods: and enter in a formal procession. Students will be grouped by degree and department. (The Kansas Brass Quintet will play for the procession, recession, and as guests are being seated.)
  6. Students will have a designated seating area.
  7. Students will cross the stage and be individually recognized. A professional photographer will take photographs and send electronic proofs. You may purchase the photos if you wish, but certainly are not obligated to do so.


Fall Graduation

December 13, 2014


Contact Paula Naughtin ( or 785-864-3758 with questions regarding the ceremony. We look forward to your attendance at this formal recognition ceremony.

Fall Graduation

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