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Commencement Ceremonies

Office of the Provost and Executive Vice President
Kansas State University
108 Anderson Hall
919 Mid-Campus Drive North
Manhattan, KS 66506-0110


Commencement Ceremony Guide

Assembly instructions for graduates

Assembly Order

You will assemble in alphabetical order within degree groups. Your college marshal will direct the formation of the processional march and will give you a name card to present to the commencement reader at the stage. Refer to your assembly place and time listed in the Schedule of Ceremonies.

Personal Items

There is no checking area. Leave all valuables (purses, wallets, cameras, etc.) at home, in the trunk of your car or with a trusted member of the audience.


If weather conditions make driving conditions hazardous around the Manhattan area, a cancellation notice will be provided to radio and television stations across the state.