Bear Essentials

Dec. 15, 2021

Commencement Coverage

Kutztown University will host its Fall 2021 Commencement across two ceremonies Dec. 17-18.

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Final Exams - Final Exam Week is happening now through Sat. Dec. 18. View the schedule here.

University Writing Center Finals Hours - In RL 100C: Wed. Dec. 15 2-8 p.m., Thu. Dec. 16 11 a.m.-3 p.m.; Online: Wed. Dec. 15 4-8 p.m., Thu. Dec. 16 11 a.m.-5 p.m.

Health and Wellness Center Closed - Fri. Dec. 24-Sun. Jan 2. When the Health Center is closed, please contact Public Safety & Police Services at 610-683-4001 for immediate assistance. If you have an emergency off campus, call 911.

Undergraduate Research Funds Available - Full-time undergraduate KU students may apply for funds for non-course related personal research. Email Prof. Ramsdale for more info,


Fri. Dec. 17

Graduate Commencement - 5 p.m. Masters and Doctoral candidates in all four colleges.

Sat. Dec. 18

Undergraduate Commencement - 10 a.m. Undergraduate candidates in all four colleges.

Tue. Dec. 21

Look for Grades in MyKU - Fall 2021 grades are scheduled to be posted by 8 p.m.

Wed. Dec. 22

Winter Online Classes Begin - There's still time to register for a winter class.

The next Bear Essentials will be published on Wed. Jan. 19.  Enjoy your winter break.

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