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The Commencement Office plans and manages Wichita State University's annual commencement ceremonies to help celebrate the promise and outstanding achievements of our new graduates.

WSU holds commencement twice a year. A May ceremony is held for spring and summer graduates and a December ceremony for is held for fall graduates. In May, graduate and undergraduate degrees are conferred during three ceremonies. In December, there is one ceremony for the conferral of all degrees.

Commencement is held at Charles Koch Arena located on the WSU main campus at the corner of 21st and Hillside. 

2018-2019 Graduate Information Sheet



Spring 2019 Commencement Ceremonies

Check-in will take place at the Academic Learning Center, entrance on the south side of Koch Arena.

Saturday, May 18, 2019
Fairmount College of Liberal Arts and Sciences, College of Fine Arts, Dorothy & Bill Cohen Honors College & Institute for Interdisciplinary Innovation
Check in time for graduates is 7:30 AM
Ceremony begins at 9:00 AM

College of Applied Studies and College of Health Professions
Check in time for graduates is 11:30 AM
Ceremony begins at 1:00 PM

College of Business and College of Engineering
Check in time for graduates is 3:30 PM
Ceremony begins at 5:00 PM 

Fall 2019 Commencement Ceremony

Sunday, December 15, 2019
Check in time for graduates is 1:30 PM
Ceremony begins at 2:30 PM