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Congratulations on your upcoming graduation from Kutztown University!

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Kutztown University will celebrate commencement in three ceremonies this May in the O'Pake Fieldhouse:

Friday, May 10, 2019

     5:00 p.m.  Master's and Doctoral degrees in all four colleges

Saturday, May 11, 2019

     9:00 a.m.  Bachelor's degrees in the College of Education and College of Liberal Arts & Sciences

     2:30 p.m.  Bachelor's degrees in the College of Business and College of Visual & Performing Arts

Graduates: Click Here for Important Commencement Day Information!  

Commencement is now on the MyKU mobile app -

Important commencement information at your fingertips! 

Senior Class Gift     

The 2019 Class Gift is a way to give back to KU and pay it forward! Your 2019 Class Gift paves the way for students who are just starting their KU journey!  class gift image

Graduating students who contribute $20.19 will get a signature pin to wear at commencement. The signature pin can also be worn as Alumni at interviews, conferences, or just to show KU pride! Students who contribute $5.00 or more can sign their names on a 2019 class gift banner that will be part of the 2019 commencement ceremony.  There are multiple ways to give: 

  • Online: Visit this link to donate
  • Campus Store:  Donations will be accepted at the cashier during business hours.
  • Class Gift Tables:  There will be a table at GradFest and at various locations on campus throughout the semester.

Donations can be made via credit card, cash or check made out to the KU Foundation.  For more information, please call 610-683-4110.  To make a donation in person, visit the KU Foundation and Alumni Relations Office located at 15197 Kutztown Rd. (This is the white Spanish style house across from Old Main and Rothermel Hall).