A KU graduate, in mortarboard and gown, and guest take a photo together, at Commencement.

Information for guests

The student you've supported for years is finally reaching the milestone of Commencement. Be sure to put the plans in place for you and your family that will make attendance stress-free.


Two KU graduates in mortarboards and gowns give each other a hug at Commencement.

Plan

You may want to arrange lodging and accommodations in advance of Commencement day, announce and honor your student's accomplishment, and prepare in other ways ahead of their ceremony.

Plan
Flowers in front of the Memorial Campanile on the University of Kansas campus.

Attend  

Whether you are a Lawrence resident or a visitor from out of state, you can ensure a successful trip to KU's campus by reviewing parking, transit, and other relevant information for Commencement guests.

Attend

A KU graduate, in mortarboard and gown, gives the peace sign.
A group of KU graduates throw their mortarboards into the air.
KU graduates, in mortarboards and gowns, have a photo taken by the Chi Omega Fountain..