Undergraduate Students: The information for the deadline to apply to graduate can be found on the Student Academic Services website or contact them directly at 785-864-3500. This is the ceremony in which you will be corded if you have received a "Distinction/Highest Distinction" honor. You will be notified by email if you have received this honor.
Master's Students: To apply to graduate, please see the College Office of Graduate Affairs website or contact them directly at 785-864-4201 . This is the ceremony at which you will be hooded. Make sure to read through the the hooding instructions before the ceremony. Please include the name of the faculty member who will hood you when you RSVP.
PhD Students: We encourage you to join us and be recognized among your peers, but this is NOT the event at which you will be hooded*. See the Office of Graduate Studies website for details regarding the PhD ceremony, or contact 785-864-8040.
*If you choose, you can be hooded at the School of the Arts Event. Please contact Amanda Burghart for details (email@example.com).
Full regalia is required for this event:
|Cap & Gown||Tassel||Hood|
|Undergraduate||Yes||WHITE - worn to right side||None|
|Graduate||Yes - remove cap to be hooded||BLACK - worn to left side||
MA - White hood
MFA- Brown hood
drape over right arm
|PhD||Yes||BLACK - worn to left side||None for this ceremony|
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Check-in begins for ALL students at 6:00 PM and will continue until 6:20 PM. Please make sure you are in line before this cut-off as we will begin the ceremony promptly at 6:30.
Graduate students: Please arrive at 6:00 in order to walk through the hooding process with the event coordinator.
YOUR PHOTOS ARE NEEDED!! --In order to entertain, and impress, your guests we need your help! We will show a slideshow of student submitted photos before the ceremony begins. If you have photos you would like to share with your loved ones, please submit those to firstname.lastname@example.org no later than May 12th at 5:00 PM.