Commencement Ceremony




Dear Summer Graduates: 

Congratulations on your upcoming graduation. Commencement will take place at the Memorial Athletic and Convocation Center on the Kent Campus Saturday, August 10, 2024. Each graduate who RSVP's to attend commencement will be allocated 6 guest tickets, cross the stage, and have their name announced. Ceremony times are forthcoming after the conclusion of the RSVP. Please view the details below to help you prepare to attend your ceremony.


  1. Log into Flashline
  2. Click on the Student Tab
  3. Under Resources, select Graduation
  4. Click RSVP for the Kent Campus Commencement Ceremony
  5. Select Summer 2024 term
  6. Follow the prompts to answer additional questions. 
  • Please note: the phonetic spelling of your name is used to help the announcer pronounce your name for Commencement.
  • You will receive a confirmation of your RSVP selections when the form has been submitted.

Don't forget to review your diploma mailing address in FlashLine! If it is incorrect, please update to ensure you receive your diploma.


  • Grad Fair will take place at the University Bookstore located at the Kent Campus Student Center. Stop in for a chance to win a raffle, purchase your cap and gown, and enjoy light refreshments. GradImages will be there to take headshots and cap and gown photos. Josten's will be available to assist with purchasing your announcements, class rings, and more!
    • Thursday, June 20 from 9 a.m. - 5 p.m.
  • Unable to attend Grad Fair? Visit the University Bookstore during normal business hours or place your order online by June 28.
    • The deadline for Doctoral regalia purchases is June 21, and the deadline for Doctoral rentals is June 28

Have questions about graduation? Flash, the Summer Commencement '24 A.I. Chatbot has the answers! Text ‘Hi’ to 833.337.1463

We look forward to celebrating you soon!


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