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Commencement Spring 2014 Anna from RussiaFlag carrier for EcuadorCapping studentt at graduationGraduation ceremony with student wearing sash

Flags Outside Honors College and International Center

The flags flying outside of the Honors College and International Center showcase the variety of countries representing the international student population on WKU's campus.

Flags displayed are selected based on top 20 countries by student population. The International Student Office will update the flags at the beginning of each semester based on the population numbers.

Flags for Graduation

During commencement, WKU honors international students by giving them the opportunity to carry their country's flag during the applicable commencement ceremony. Students are selected by country, the highest GPA and are on an    F-1 or J-1 visa.

Exceptions can be made for students holding a residence card or passport from another country, outside the U.S., provided there is flag availability and no scheduling conflicts. However, priority will be given to F-1 or J-1 visa holders. If you are not an F-1 or J-1 visa holder and would like to request carrying your country's flag, please email You must contact ISO at least one month prior to the commencement ceremony to be considered.


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 Last Modified 10/26/16