Sarah Geegan

May Grads: Register for Commencement, Apply to be Student Speaker

Published: Feb 6, 2013

LEXINGTON, Ky. (Feb. 6, 2013) Calling all May graduates! Graduation may seem like a long way away, but it will be here before you know it. It’s time to start registering for the Commencement ceremony.

 

Ceremonies will be held Sunday, May 5, in Rupp Arena.

 

The Graduate and Professional Commencement Ceremony will take place at 9 a.m., followed by the Undergraduate Commencement Ceremonies at 1 p.m. and 6 p.m.

 

1 p.m. — Undergraduate Ceremony for the Colleges of: Agriculture; Business and Economics; Education; Engineering; and Nursing.

 

6 p.m. — Undergraduate Ceremony for the Colleges of: Arts and Sciences; Communication and Information; Design; Fine Arts; Health Sciences; and Social Work.

 

Graduates are asked to register at www.uky.edu/Commencement.

 

Keeping with UK tradition, a student speaker will be selected for the undergraduate ceremonies. Graduates interested in speaking at Commencement can get more information and fill out an application online at http://www.uky.edu/Commencement/speakers.html.

 

The deadline to apply to be student speaker is Friday, March 1, 2013.

 

Information regarding caps and gowns, parking and travel and college receptions is also available on the Commencement website.

 

For questions regarding Commencement, visit the Commencement FAQs page.

 

Regalia will be available for purchase beginning Feb. 26, at the Grad Salute, hosted by the UK Alumni Association. 

 

 

 

MEDIA CONTACT: Sarah Geegan, (859) 257-5365; sarah.geegan@uky.edu

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