For general information regarding graduation requirements, consult the KSU Catalog.  For advice regarding specific program course requirements, see an advisor within your academic department.

If you have petitioned for graduation, specific information regarding your graduation status has been posted at the “Display Petition Status” link in Student Records in Owl Express.  If you have questions regarding the notes posted in this link, contact your advisor and/or your specific auditor in the GATES office.

A tentative list of Summer 2015 graduation candidates is available here. Students should review the list and report any discrepancies to the Office of the Registrar graduation coordinator.  Latin honors designation shown on this list is based on GPA of completed KSU hours.  For additional information regarding honors see the KSU catalog.


Kennesaw State University currently holds commencement ceremonies at the end of the Fall, Spring and Summer terms. Commencement ceremonies are by academic colleges.  Complete information is available on the Kennesaw State University Commencement site.

KSU Alumni

As a new member of the KSU alumni community, you benefit from partnerships the University and Alumni Association. For more information, please visit the KSU Alumni Association website.

Recognition and Graduation Ceremony

Graduates, you are invited to a Recognition and Graduation Ceremony including Collaboration, Leadership and Service Awards, Adult Learner Recognition Awards, and Graduation Acknowledgments that provide a platform for expressing gratitude for up to four (4) friends, family, faculty and staff who have been instrumental in your success.

For reservations visit the Adult Learner Programs website.