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K-State Today

November 7, 2023

Be a fall 2023 commencement volunteer

Submitted by Commencement Committee

With fall 2023 commencement fast approaching, the Commencement Committee is extending its call for volunteers who can help make this event special for the graduates. 

For those who missed the initial announcement, the fall 2023 commencement will take place on Dec. 8-9. The Commencement Committee is seeking volunteers to assist with various essential tasks to ensure the success of a the ceremonies. If you are willing and able to lend a hand, please sign up as a commencement volunteer.

An online training will be provided to all volunteers at the end of November. Volunteers working the graduate assistance table on the concourse should wear a business-appropriate K-State or purple shirt and comfortable shoes. Volunteers for the ceremony floor should wear black attire to blend in and comfortable shoes. Those who work two shifts on Saturday, Dec. 9, will be provided with lunch.

If you are an hourly employee or non-exempt and want to volunteer at the commencement ceremonies, please work with your supervisor to adjust your work hours to ensure you stay within your 40-hour workweek as necessary.

For any inquiries related to the ceremony or volunteering, please contact the Commencement Committee at commencement@k-state.edu.

Thank you in advance to all those who are able to assist at the fall 2023 commencement ceremonies. Your support is essential in creating a memorable experience for our graduates, and we look forward to celebrating this special occasion together.

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