School of Law

October 8 & October 9, 2013 - Grad Fair

Grad Fair is being held at the Bookstore in the Student Union from 10:00am to 7:00pm on October 8th and 8:00am-5:00pm on October 9th. 10% discount offered these 2 days, in person, by phone, or via the web.  All those planning to walk at the Commencement Ceremony must purchaser a cap, gown, hood, and tassel from the UMKC Bookstore.

Friday, December 13th-Recognition Ceremony -2:30 pm in the Courtroom (tentative).

Student to receive awards will be invited along with their guests.


Commencement Reception, sponsored by the Law Foundation -immediately preceding the Commencement Ceremony

Located in the School of Law - Student Lounge at 3:00 p.m. All graduates, family and friends, are welcome, but please RSVP to Jean Klosterman so we can have adequate food and beverages to accommodate all in attendance.

Friday,December 13th, 2013-Commencement and Hooding at 5:00pm

  • 4:00pm-Doors to Swinney Recreation Center open.
  • Graduates are asked to arrive no later than 4:30pm with your regalia. Robing, line-up, and instructions for the ceremony will take place in Pierson Auditorium prior to the ceremony.
  • Please visit this website to RSVP
  • All graduates, their families, and friends are welcome to attend.


Graduates and guests can park at various locations on campus. The parking lots in closest proximity to Swinney Recreation Center are the University Center and the new Cherry Street parking structure. Refer to the UMKC Commencement website for maps and other information.


Please check back to this website periodically for additional details.

Contact Jean Klosterman at 816-235-5739 or via e-mail if you have any questions.