Student in regalia and a mortarboard reading "ROCK CHALK".

Commencement at the University of Kansas

The University of Kansas holds one Commencement ceremony each year and several recognition events throughout the year.

Commencement 2023
Sunday, May 14, 10:30 am
David Booth Memorial Stadium

Graduates

Ensure that you’re eligible and registered, purchase regalia, and know what to expect on Commencement Day.
Graduate smiles at the camera as she holds the tassel on her mortarboard.

Guests

Enjoy a successful celebration with a little advanced planning and an understanding of attendee accommodations and expectations.
A graduate is surrounded by supporters holding hands.
 
Preview ceremony traditions and the schedule of events ahead of your Commencement day.