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When and where is Commencement?

The date for Commencement is Sunday, May 17, 2020, in David Booth Kansas Memorial Stadium on the Lawrence campus.

The ceremony is approximately 2 hours in length. Beginning at 10:30, graduates will participate in the traditional walk down the hill, followed by a program culminating in the conferral of degrees by Chancellor Douglas A. Girod.

Graduates do not need to sign up or register to participate. Graduates should gather on Memorial Drive by 10 a.m. to participate in the procession.

Family, friends or guests do not need tickets to attend Commencement.

Names of graduates are not read during the ceremony, nor are diplomas presented at Commencement.

For more information, visit the Commencement website


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