Conservatory of Music & Dance Instructions

Friday, December 13, 2013, 5:00 PM

Swinney Recreation Center

RSVP & Ticket Information:

You are required to log on to the Commencement Website to verify the spelling of your name and RSVP if you intend to walk.

Tickets are not required, however seating is limited so please be sure to arrive early to ensure that you are able to find a spot. 


Purchasing Academic Regalia:

Students have an opportunity to purchase regalia at the Graduation Fair on Tuesday, October 8th (10:00 am to 7:00 pm) and Wednesday, October 9th (8:00 am to 5:00 pm) located in the UMKC Bookstore.  A 10% discount is available during the fair.


Robing and Schedule:

Arrive in Pierson Auditorium in the University Center by 4:15 PM to robe and line up to process. Bring only the academic regalia you will be wearing. Arrange to have your guests take your coat, valuables, etc.  There will not be any security available to protect personal belongings in Pierson Auditorium, and you should not plan to carry anything with you into Swinney Recreation Center.  Students will process into Swinney Recreation Center at 5:00 PM.


Special Arrangements

If you anticipate the need for special arrangements for your guests, such as wheelchairs, VIP parking or assistance for the hearing impaired, please contact your Commencement Coordinator.