Kennesaw State resumes in-person Commencement ceremonies; welcomes 2020 and 2021 graduates

KENNESAW, Ga. | May 4, 2021

Fifth Third Bank Stadium

Kennesaw State University will host in-person Commencement ceremonies May 10-14 for the first time in more than a year, celebrating spring graduates along with graduates of the class of 2020, who were unable to celebrate with an in-person event last year due to the coronavirus pandemic.

Kennesaw State will recognize more than 3,600 students who are earning their degrees this spring. In addition, all 2020 spring, summer and fall graduates have been invited to participate in Commencement, with nearly 5,000 expected to attend one of the nine ceremonies during the week.

Throughout the weeklong Commencement celebration, nine graduation ceremonies will be held outdoors at Fifth Third Bank Stadium. The ceremonies will be held rain or shine.

Spring 2021 Commencement schedule

May 10

7 p.m. – Graduate College

May 11

10 a.m. – Radow College of Humanities and Social Sciences (ceremony 1)

5 p.m. – Radow College of Humanities and Social Sciences (ceremony 2)

May 12

10 a.m. – Coles College of Business (ceremony 1)

5 p.m. – Coles College of Business (ceremony 2), School of Communication and Media

May 13

10 a.m. – Southern Polytechnic College of Engineering and Engineering Technology

5 p.m. – College of Computing and Software Engineering, College of Architecture and Construction Management

May 14

10 a.m. – College of Science and Mathematics, College of the Arts

5 p.m. – Wellstar College of Health and Human Services, Bagwell College of Education

For more information about the graduation ceremonies, visit the commencement website.

Note: Due to COVID-19 protocols, KSU Strategic Communications asks that any media interested in attending one of the Commencement ceremonies contact Tiffany Capuano at 470-578-2549 or Paul Floeckher at 470-578-3057 in advance of the ceremony.

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