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Congratulations Class of 2018!

WKU's 183rd Commencement Ceremony and official degree conferral will take place Friday, May 11 in Houchens Industries-L.T. Smith Stadium (rain or shine) immediately followed by the Big Red Bash and fireworks on WKU South Lawn. All graduates and families are encouraged to attend.

The 2018 celebratory ceremonies will continue on Saturday, May 12 with Special Recognition Ceremonies in E.A. Diddle Arena hosted by WKU's six academic colleges where students will be individually recognized. Graduates will attend the ceremony designated for their academic college.  See official Commencement weekend schedule for times.

All graduates and families are encouraged and welcome to attend both events.

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Commencement Ceremony Info for Graduates

Friday, May 11

L.T. Smith Stadium, 5 p.m. (rain or shine)

All students will process into Houchens Industries-L.T. Smith stadium together where their degrees will officially be conferred. More...

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Special Recognition Ceremonies

Saturday, May 12

E.A. Diddle Arena

WKU's six academic colleges will host ceremonies where students will be individually recognized, have photo opportunities, and more.  View dates and times


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 Last Modified 5/14/18