Events (In date sequence)

Fall events
Spring events

University of Kansas Spring 2015 Grad Fair

Tuesday, March 10, 2015 at 10:00 AM
Caps, gowns and other regalia will be available for fitting, and representatives will be on hand to assist in ordering personalized announcements. Cap and gown portraits will be available with no appointment, sitting fee or obligation, online proofs ready within a week. Official KU class rings and custom diploma frames may be ordered at special prices. Graduates will also be able to join The KU Alumni Association, donate to the Class Gift, and get graduation, career and financial questions answered. The Grad Fair will also include a drawing for great prizes. During Grad Fair, KU faculty may stop by the regalia booth for individualized advice and fitting for fine academic regalia.
Kansas Union
Kansas Union Ballroom, level 5
Contact: (785) 864-2474

Center for Latin American and Caribbean Studies Recogntion Ceremony

Thursday, April 30, 2015 at 2:00 PM
Kansas Union
Malott Room
Contact: 785.864.4213

Spanish and Portuguese Honor Society Recogntion Ceremony

Thursday, April 30, 2015 at 4:00 PM
Kansas Union
Kansas Room
Contact: 785-864-1340

Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science Graduation Dinner and Awards Ceremony

Thursday, April 30, 2015 at 6:00 PM
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Maceli's, 1031 New Hampshire
Contact: 785-864-4620

Department of Mechanical Engineering Awards Banquet

Friday, May 1, 2015 at 7:00 PM
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Kansas Union
Big 12 Room and Jayhawk Room
Contact: 785.864.3181

Department of Chemistry Awards Reception

Saturday, May 9, 2015 at 2:00 PM
Kansas Union
Big 12 Room and Jayhawk Room
Contact: 785.864.4670

Department of History Recognition and Awards Ceremony

Saturday, May 9, 2015 at 3:00 PM
Kansas Union
Big 12 Room and Jayhawk Room
Contact: 785.864.9442

School of Medicine Graduates Dinner

Tuesday, May 12, 2015 at 6:00 PM
Kansas City, Mo.
Intercontinental Hotel, 401 Ward Parkway
Contact: 913.945.7075

Department of Philosophy Awards Banquet

Wednesday, May 13, 2015 at 6:00 PM
Kansas Union
Malott Room
Contact: 785.864.2339

Center for Sexuality and Gender Diversity 6th Annual Lavender Graduation

Thursday, May 14, 2015 at 7:00 PM
Kansas Union
Alderson Auditorium, Reception follows in Malott Room
Contact: 785.864.2497

International Students Graduation Recognition Ceremony

Friday, May 15, 2015 at 1:00 PM
Kansas Union
Woodruff Auditorium, Reception follows in Jayhawk Room
Contact: 785.864.6161

School of Social Welfare Master's Hooding and Recogntiion Ceremony for Doctoral Candidates

Friday, May 15, 2015 at 1:00 PM
Lied Center
Contact: 785.864.3804

Center for Global and International Studies Recognition Ceremony

Friday, May 15, 2015 at 2:00 PM
Kansas Union
Alderson Auditorium
Contact: 785.864.1120

Department of Sociology Undergraduate Awards Ceremony

Friday, May 15, 2015 at 3:30 PM
Department of Sociology's Undergraduate Recognition Ceremony honoring Fall 2014 and Spring 2015 Graduating Sociology Majors and Alpha Delta Initiates. 3:30-3:45 Students check in at the Malott Room with regalia, confirm name card, and line up for procession to Kansas Room Ceremony begins at 4pm in Kansas Room Reception afterwards in the Malott Room
Kansas Union
Kansas Room
Contact: 785-864-4111

Department of Communication Studies Undergraduate Recognition Ceremony

Friday, May 15, 2015 at 3:30 PM
Kansas Union
Woodruff Auditorium, Reception follows in Big 12 Room
Contact: 785.864.3633

School of Social Welfare Recognition Ceremony for Bachelor's of Social Welfare

Friday, May 15, 2015 at 3:30 PM
Lied Center
Contact: 785.864.3804

Department of Psychology Undergraduate Recognition Ceremony

Friday, May 15, 2015 at 4:00 PM
Crafton-Preyer Theatre, Murphy Hall
Contact: 785.864.4131

Department of Sociology Graduate Recogntion Ceremony

Friday, May 15, 2015 at 6:00 PM
Kansas Union
Centennial
Contact: 785.864.4111

Department of Political Science Recognition Ceremony

Friday, May 15, 2015 at 6:00 PM
Kansas Union
Woodruff Auditorium, Reception follows in Big 12 Room
Contact: 785.864.3523

School of Architecture, Design and Planning Recognition Ceremony

Friday, May 15, 2015 at 6:00 PM
Lied Center
Contact: 785.864.4281

Department of English Honors Recognition Ceremony

Friday, May 15, 2015 at 6:30 PM
Kansas Union
Ballroom
Contact: 785.864.4520

School of the Arts Convocation Ceremony

Friday, May 15, 2015 at 6:30 PM
Crafton-Preyer Theatre, Murphy Hall
Contact: 785.864.6159

School of Business Undergraduate, Master's Degree Hooding and Doctoral Recognition Ceremony

Friday, May 15, 2015 at 7:00 PM
Allen Fieldhouse
Contact: 785.864.7500

School of Engineering Recognition and Awards Ceremony

Saturday, May 16, 2015 at 8:00 AM
Allen Fieldhouse
Contact: 785.864.3881

University Awards Reception

Saturday, May 16, 2015 at 8:30 AM
Kansas Union
Kansas Room
Contact: 785.864.4060

School of Journalism Graduate Recognition and Master's Degree Hooding Ceremony

Saturday, May 16, 2015 at 8:30 AM
Lied Center
Reception follows on Stauffer-Flint Hall lawn
Contact: 785.864.4755

Environmental Studies Program Recognition Ceremony

Saturday, May 16, 2015 at 9:00 AM
ECM Center, 1204 Oread Ave
Contact: 785.864.8902

School of Health Professions Recognition Ceremony

Saturday, May 16, 2015 at 9:00 AM
Soldiers and Sailors Memorial Hall, 600 N. Seventh St., Kansas City, Kan.
Contact: 913.588.5235

Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science Design Open House

Saturday, May 16, 2015 at 10:00 AM
Eaton Hall
EECE 502; EE 3005; EECS 542; CoE 3003; EECS 582; CS 3001
Contact: 785.864.4485

College of Liberal Arts and Sciences Distinction/Highest Distinction and Master's Hooding Ceremony

Saturday, May 16, 2015 at 10:30 AM
Lied Center
Contact: 785.864.3500

School of Education Convocation

Saturday, May 16, 2015 at 10:30 AM
Allen Fieldhouse
Contact: 785-864-3726

School of Music Recognition Ceremony

Saturday, May 16, 2015 at 10:30 AM
Crafton-Preyer Theatre, Murphy Hall
Contact: 785.864.3436

Center for Russian, East European and Eurasian Studies Recognition and Awards Ceremony

Saturday, May 16, 2015 at 11:00 AM
Bailey Hall
Room 318
Contact: 785.864.4236

Center for Global and International Studies Leavenworth GIST Master's Reception

Saturday, May 16, 2015 at 11:30 AM
Kansas Union
Malott Room
Contact: 785.864.1120

School of Business Honors Banquet

Saturday, May 16, 2015 at 12:00 PM
Kansas Union
Kansas Room
Contact: 785.864.7387

Department of Applied Behavioral Science Recognition Ceremony

Saturday, May 16, 2015 at 12:00 PM
Kansas Union
Ballroom, Reception follows
Contact: 785.864.0503

Department of Linguistics Recognition Reception

Saturday, May 16, 2015 at 12:00 PM
Blake Hall
Room 114
Contact: 785.864.3450

Department of Germanic Languages and Literatures Recognition Ceremony

Saturday, May 16, 2015 at 1:00 PM
Kansas Union
Centennial Room
Contact: 785.864.9174

Department of Economics Recognition Ceremony

Saturday, May 16, 2015 at 1:00 PM
Kansas Union
Woodruff Auditorium, Reception follows in Alderson Auditorium
Contact: 785.864.3501

School of Law Hooding Ceremony

Saturday, May 16, 2015 at 1:00 PM
Lied Center
Reception follows, Green Hall
Contact: 785-864-9208

Department of Speech, Language and Hearing and Intercampus Program in Communication Disorders Recognition Ceremony

Saturday, May 16, 2015 at 1:00 PM
Budig Hall
Room 120, Reception follows on Wescoe Hall patio
Contact: 785.864.0630

Department of Mathematics Recognition Ceremony

Saturday, May 16, 2015 at 2:00 PM
Snow Hall
Room 120
Contact: 785.864.3651

University Honors Program Recognition Ceremony for Graduating Seniors

Saturday, May 16, 2015 at 3:00 PM
Crafton-Preyer Theatre, Murphy Hall
Reception to follow in Nunemaker
Contact: 785.864.4225

Graduate Studies Doctoral Hooding Ceremony

Saturday, May 16, 2015 at 3:30 PM
Lied Center
Contact: 785.864.8040

School of Medicine Hooding and Awards Ceremony

Saturday, May 16, 2015 at 4:00 PM
Soldiers and Sailors Memorial Hall, 600 N. Seventh St., Kansas City, Kan.
Contact: 913.588.1483

Office of Multicultural Affairs Recognition Banquet

Saturday, May 16, 2015 at 5:00 PM
Kansas Union
Kansas Room
Contact: 785.864.4350

Multicultural Scholars Program Recogntion Banquet

Saturday, May 16, 2015 at 6:00 PM
Kansas Union
Ballroom
Contact: 785.864.4021

Undergraduate Biology Program Recognition Ceremony

Saturday, May 16, 2015 at 7:00 PM
Budig Hall
Room 120
Contact: 785.864.4301

School of Pharmacy Senior Recognition and Pharmacy Pharm. D. Hooding Ceremony

Saturday, May 16, 2015 at 7:30 PM
Lied Center
Contact: 785.864.3591

School of Nursing Recognition Ceremony

Saturday, May 16, 2015 at 11:30 PM
Soldiers and Sailors Memorial Hall, 600 N. Seventh St., Kansas City, Kan.
Contact: 913.588.4381

Commencement Day Welcome

Sunday, May 17, 2015 at 8:00 AM
Kansas Union
4th Floor Lobby
Contact: 785.864.3131

Phi Beta Kappa Initiation Ceremony

Sunday, May 17, 2015 at 8:30 AM
Kansas Union
Woodruff Auditorium, Reception follows in Big 12 Room
Contact: 785.864.4225

University of Kansas Commencement Ceremony

Sunday, May 17, 2015 at 10:30 AM
Memorial Stadium
Line up with your school along Memorial Drive at 10:00 am.
Contact: 785.864.3131

Air Force ROTC Commissioning Ceremony

Monday, May 18, 2015 at 8:30 AM
Kansas Union
Big 12 Room
Contact: 785.864.4676

Army ROTC Commissioning Ceremony

Monday, May 18, 2015 at 9:00 AM
Campanile Plaza
Contact: 785.864.1113

Joint Services ROTC Commissioning Ceremony

Monday, May 18, 2015 at 10:00 AM
Kansas Union
Ballroom
Contact: 785.864.3161

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Future Commencements:
May 15, 2016
May 14, 2017
May 13, 2018
May 19, 2019

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