Please review the following information regarding the Spring 2024 Commencement Ceremony:

The Kent State University Geauga and Twinsburg Academic Center Pinning and Commencement ceremonies will take place at Parkside Church in Bainbridge on Friday, May 10, 2024. The Nursing Pinning Ceremony will take place at 12:30 p.m. with Commencement beginning at 2:30 p.m. 

Watch the Kent State Geauga Nursing Pinning Ceremony 2024 Livestream
Watch the Kent State Geauga Commencement 2024 Livestream


Commencement and Pinning Safety Information

  • Prohibited Items Include:
    • Animals (other than those used as a service animal)
    • Bags (larger than 14" x 14")
    • Laser pointers (Note: the use of a laser-point device will result in criminal charges and ejection from the ceremony)
    • Whistles or Noisemakers
    • Weapons of any kind 
  • Emergencies and Evacuation
    • In the event of a medical emergency, please see a member of the event staff, usher or law enforcement official. Should there be a need to evacuate the ceremony at any time, an announcement will be made. For your safety, please follow the instructions from the announcer and law enforcement officials.

Pinning and Commencement Photo Galleries


If you have any questions regarding pinning or commencement, please email