Ceremony Details

Assembly of Procession – Saturday, May 11 • 9:30 a.m.

Graduates will assemble at 9:30 a.m. in the ULA Ballroom. All graduates should check in with the faculty marshal or staff person present for their area upon arrival. Graduates should be robed and in line by 9:30 a.m. 


Graduates: For the procession, all graduates wear their cap and gown, and doctoral and masters graduates wear their hoods. Faculty marshals and staff will assist students with academic apparel and the order of line-up for the procession.

Faculty/Staff: Faculty and staff members in full academic regalia will assemble in the VIP 1 and VIP 2 rooms at 9:30 a.m. Faculty marshals will assemble the faculty and staff in the proper processional sequence, and the procession will begin at approximately 10:15 a.m.

Commencement – Saturday, May 11 • 11:00 a.m.

Commencement will take place in Freedom Hall inside the Kentucky Exposition Center. Expect the ceremony to last between two to three hours.