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Commencement Faculty

All faculty are invited to join in the celebration of students' achievements by participating in the commencement ceremony in the O'Pake Fieldhouse this December:

Saturday, December 15, 2018 at 9 a.m.

Bachelor's and Master's degrees in all four colleges


Commencement ProcessionAcademic attire is required for all personnel participating in the commencement program. In keeping with KU pride, the university will provide maroon rental attire to all personnel in need of regalia.

Friday, November 9, 2018 is the deadline to reserve a seat and order regalia for commencement.  Click on the following link to reserve your seat and order regalia: Commencement R.S.V.P. form. 

Questions about ordering regalia or purchasing custom regalia should be directed to Jim Scally by phone at 484-646-4338, or via email at  

Rented attire may be picked up in Room 170, McFarland Student Union, starting December 10 between 8:00 a.m. and 4:00 p.m. Rented regalia must be returned immediately following the graduation ceremony to a KUSSI representative in the faculty robing area.

Faculty participating in commencement are to report to the robing area by 8 a.m. Saturday morning.

Locate the robing area for faculty by clicking on the link:  Faculty Robing Map.  More information can be found in the Faculty Instructions.

Questions about seating or attendance can be directed to commencement staff.