University Events

Signature Events

Commencement

Commencement

Each semester Kennesaw State University celebrates the achievements of our students with over 1,000 graduating each commencement. Every ceremony is conducted with pomp and circumstance, stateliness and tradition.

For detailed information on Kennesaw State University Commencements, please visit the Registrar's Office.

Tickets are needed for all commencement ceremonies. The tickets are given out to graduates at the Graduation Celebration hosted by the KSU Bookstore. The day prior to the first Commencement Ceremony, tickets are given out from 11:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. at the Convocation Center.

Doors open an hour and a half prior to the ceremony in the Convocation Center.

Prohibited Items:

  • Balloon
  • Strollers
  • Signs larger than 8x11"
  • No outside food or drink

If you need handicapped seating please contact Student Development at 770-423-6443.

Lost and Found
Lost and Found during the Commencement ceremonies is located at the Information Table in the Atrium of the Convocation Center. Once the Commencements have concluded, all Lost and Found items will be taken to Student Life, in the Carmichael Student Center.

Students
Graduates should line up two hours prior to each ceremony at the Student Rec and Wellness Center. Please do not bring anything with you that you do not want to carry into the ceremony.

Graduates do not need a ticket into the ceremony. The graduates will enter together.

For more information about Kennesaw State University Commencement Schedule, Parking, and History, visit the Commencement Web Site.