2015 Spring Commencement
Schedule of Events:
|Thursday, May 7|
|Glasgow Graduand||6:30 p.m.||Glasgow Plaza Theatre|
|Friday, May 15|
|ROTC Commissioning||3:00 p.m.||DSU Auditorium|
|Graduate Commencement Ceremony||5:00 p.m.||E.A. Diddle Arena|
|Outstanding Black Graduate Recognition Ceremony||7:00 p.m.||Van Meter Hall|
|Saturday, May 16|
|Undergraduate Commencement Ceremonies|
|Gordon Ford College of Business
College of Health and Human Services
|9:30 a.m.||E.A. Diddle Arena|
|Ogden College of Science and Engineering
College of Education and Behavioral Sciences
|2:00 p.m.||E.A. Diddle Arena|
|Potter College of Arts and Letters
|6:00 p.m.||E.A. Diddle Arena|
|Monday, May 18|
|WKU Owensboro Commencement Ceremony||6:30 p.m.||RiverPark Center|
|WKU Elizabethtown-Fort Knox Commencement Ceremony||6:30 p.m.||Hardin County Schools Performing Arts Center|
By tradition, the commencement ceremony is a formal, dignified event to honor the
academic achievement of scholars. To help preserve the decorum of the event, it is
requested that you exercise etiquette appropriate to the occasion. Respect your fellow
graduates by holding your applause until all graduates have been recognized. As a
courtesy to your fellow graduates, all graduates are requested to stay until the conclusion
of the ceremony.
You may order graduation announcements during the Grad Fair or by visiting www.wku.edu/wkustore.
Degree candidates who did not attend the Grad Fair may obtain their cap and gown from the WKU Store in Downing Student Union during normal business hours:
|Monday-Friday||7:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.|
|Saturday, May 16||8:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.|
*Saturday hours may vary. It is recommended you call the WKU Store in advance at 270-745-2466.
The cap and gown may be kept by the graduate as a memento of the occasion. Candidates should allow sufficient time to iron or steam-press their gown prior to the ceremony.
WKU’s traditional commencement exercises are designed to honor the significant academic accomplishments of our students.
Many members of the academic community, faculty, administration and staff give of their time and effort so that these exercises will be a stately and memorable experience. The pride WKU feels in its graduates is reflected in the beauty and pageantry of this significant event.
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Graduate students who complete all degree requirements during the 2015 spring semester
or 2015 summer terms may participate in the Spring Commencement scheduled for Friday,
May 15, in E.A. Diddle Arena.
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