Commencement at Cleveland University-Kansas City (CUKC) is an exciting event for all involved. The CUKC faculty and administration are proud of the graduates for their hard work, and are pleased to share the ceremony with them. To ensure that everyone is prepared for the events associated with graduation, we have provided all of the pertinent information below.
Although there have been no reported COVID-19 cases on the CUKC campus, to protect the health and welfare of the graduates and their families, and the CUKC campus community, it has been determined to cancel the April 24, 2020, Commencement Ceremony. This decision is in line with the Johnson County Emergency Public Health Orders on March 16 and March 19, 2020, that prohibit large public gatherings with more than ten (10) people.
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The CUKC President’s Banquet takes place the evening before graduation. All graduates who plan to attend must RSVP for themselves and all guests joining them. Graduates, once you know who will be attending the banquet with you, please follow this link for details and to RSVP.
The Graduate Exit Meeting at Cleveland University-Kansas City is the last meeting the entire graduating class will share before commencement. During the meeting, students handle a variety of administrative duties associated with completing their degree program.
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Business-casual attire is acceptable for both of these events.
At this time, there is not a guest limit for the graduation ceremony.
Here are links to the surveys:
Your diploma will be available for pick-up from the Office of Student Affairs about a week after graduation.
CUKC intends to record and live-stream the graduation ceremony on Facebook.com/ClevelandUnivKC. The recording of the ceremony will be available on Facebook after the event, and also accessible on our website.
Follow CUKC on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram @ClevelandUnivKC and share your graduation photos by tagging CUKC or using the hashtags #CUKCproud #CUKCgrad.
Beginning with the Spring 2018 graduation ceremony, you can find photos and video from the ceremonies here: