UK Happenings

2018 Grads Take Advantage of Grad Salute Oct. 9-10

LEXINGTON, Ky. (Sept. 27, 2018) -- The UK Alumni Association invites all University of Kentucky December 2018 graduates to take part in Grad Salute, Oct. 9-10, 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, graduates will be able to:

  • Purchase an official custom cap, gown and tassel.
  • Verify there are no stops or holds on graduation records.
  • Obtain career information and employment resources.
  • Register to participate in the Commencement ceremony.
  • 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 University of Kentucky.
  • Be part of a new UK tradition and order a Wildcat Alumni Plaza paver.
  • Become a member of the UK Alumni Association at a special rate of $25 per year for new grads.
  • Book a post-graduation trip to Europe, in May 2019 through the Traveling Wildcats program. Information on the trip can be found at

For more information about Grad Salute, visit or contact Sara-Elizabeth Bush at or 859-257-8700.

The UK Alumni Association is a membership supported organization committed to fostering lifelong engagement among alumni, friends, the association and the university.