Grad Salute: One-stop-shop for Graduation Needs

LEXINGTON, Ky. (Sept. 25, 2012) — The UK Alumni Association invites all December 2012 graduates of the University of Kentucky to take part in Grad Salute, Oct. 2-3, from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. at the King Alumni House on the corner of Rose Street and Euclid Avenue.


Grad Salute is the perfect opportunity for graduates to finalize all their Commencement needs in one stop. Representatives will be on hand to assist students in making final graduation selections. During Grad Salute, December graduates will be able to:

·        Get measured for and purchase an official custom cap, gown and tassel;

·        Register to walk in the Commencement ceremony;

·        Verify there are no stops or holds on graduation records;

·        Obtain career advice and discuss employment opportunities;

·        Have senior portraits taken for the Kentuckian yearbook and reserve a copy of the 2012-2013 edition;

·        Order an official University of Kentucky class ring;

·        Purchase a University of Kentucky diploma frame;

·        Order official personalized graduation announcements;

·        Support a Big Blue tradition with a gift to the UK Graduating Class gift fund;

·        Sign up to become a member of the UK Alumni Association at a special rate for new grads; and

·        Be a part of a new UK tradition and order a Wildcat Alumni Plaza paver.


For more information about Grad Salute, visit or contact Meg Phillips at 859-257-3569.