Name: Danita Johnson
Phone: (816) 235-2081
Spring 2014 Commencement Ceremony
Swinney Recreation Center
Saturday, May 17, 2014 @ 7:00 p.m.
Regalia may be purchased at the UMKC Bookstore in the Student Union. The academic dress for the undergraduate BSDH, DDS, Master degrees and Ph.D. candidates must be purchased. Tassel color for DDS and BSDH degrees is Lilac, and the tassel color for Ph.D. is Gold. The hood color for the DDS degree and graduate certificate students is Lilac, and for the Ph.D. the hood is Royal Blue.
All graduating students must attend the GRAD FAIR (March 18 & 19) in the Student Union on the Volker Campus to order and/or purchase your regalia.
Students’ are asked to please RSVP at the Commencement website http://www.umkc.edu/commencement, upon receiving an email invitation from the Provost. Tickets are not required and you are welcome to bring as many guests as you would like.
If you anticipate the need for special arrangements for your guests, such as wheelchairs, VIP parking or assistance for the hearing-impaired, please contact Danita Johnson at 816-235-2081 or firstname.lastname@example.org .
Robing and Schedule
Doors to Swinney Recreation Center open at 6:00 p.m. for guests.
Graduates should leave all personal items with family members.
Graduates and parents or family members participating in the ceremony are asked to arrive at Pierson Auditorium in the Atterbury Student Success Center no later than 6:30 p.m. to check in, pick up announcement cards, and instructions to prepare for the ceremony.
Parking will be available at the Cherry Street and Rockhill parking structures. Maps and directions are available online at http://www.umkc.edu/maps
Reception and Award Presentation
There will be a reception with award presentations immediately following the Commencement Ceremony in Pierson Auditorium.