KU graduates walk through the Memorial Campanile at Commencement.

Information for graduates

Your Commencement ceremony will be a moment to reflect on all you've accomplished — but, as a ceremony participant, you have several important considerations to keep in mind, too.


KU graduates in mortarboards and gowns at Commencement.

Prepare

Some of these preparations are Commencement-specific, such as ordering regalia; other, like the completion of your Application for Graduation, are expected of all graduates regardless of participation in Commencement.

Prepare
KU graduates walk through the Memorial Campanile.

Participate  

In the bustle and excitement of Commencement Day, use this list to remind yourself of the important details that you won't want to overlook as a ceremony participant.

Participate

KU graduate displays a mortarboard reading, "The best is yet to come," at Commencement.
KU graduates in mortarboards and gowns at Commencement.
KU graduate adjusts their mortarboard adorned with a beaded Jayhawk.