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Kutztown University will hold three commencement ceremonies for students graduating this May:

KU Bear

Friday, May 12 at 5 p.m.

Masters-level degrees for all colleges

Saturday, May 13 at 9 a.m.

College of Education
College of Liberal Arts and Sciences

Saturday, May 13 at 2 p.m.

College of Business
College of Visual and Performing Arts

News:  December graduates and their families who were unable to attend the commencement ceremony in December due to the weather are invited to participate in the 2017 May ceremony for their college. Arrangements must be made no later than May 1 by contacting commencement staff at 610-683-4007 or at

Senior Class Gift      Class Gift Logo

The 2017 Class Gift is an awesome way to give back to KU and support younger students who are just starting their university life! 

Graduating students who contribute $20.17 willl get a pin to wear during commencement. Students who contribute $1 or more (because every dollar can make a difference) may sign your names on a 2017 class gift banner that will be part of your commencement ceremony.  There are many ways to donate:

  • Campus Store:  Donations will be accepted at the cashier during business hours.
  • Online:  Visit and click the Donate Now button.
  • Class Gift Tables:  There will be a table at GradFest and various locations on campus throughout the semester.

Donations can be made via credit card, cash or check made out to the KU Foundation.  Pins for gifts of $20.17 will be available immediately and you are welcome to sign the 2017 Class Banner at this time.  Any student who makes a contribution of $1 or more is able to sign the banner. KU Foundation and Alumni Relations Office. You are welcome to visit the Wiesenberger Alumni House located at 15197 Kutztown Rd. (This is a white Spanish style house across from Old Main and Rothermel Hall).  The office is open from 8:00 AM to 4:30 PM.  Gifts can be accepted by cash, credit card or check made out to the KU Foundation.  Pins and the banner will available at this site to receive immediately upon your contribution.  Click Senior Class Gift for more information.