Graduation Information

Degree Progress Assessments

Graduating KPE undergraduate students can review their degree completion assessment using the ACORN Degree Explorer tool to ensure they are on track for graduation. Graduating students who have questions or concerns about their Degree Explorer listing should contact Darryl McSherry for an advising appointment.

November 2018 Graduation Requests

Fourth year students planning on graduating at the KPE convocation ceremony in November 2018 must request graduation through the ACORN system. The graduation request option will be active on ACORN for eligible students starting August 1, 2018 and will close on September 25, 2018.

Students who experience issues requesting graduation on ACORN should contact Darryl McSherry for an advising appointment. There is likely an issue with degree completion progress which is preventing the online declaration option.

June 2019 Graduation Requests

Fourth year students planning on graduating at the KPE convocation ceremony in June 2019 must request graduation through the ACORN system. The graduation request option will be active on ACORN for eligible students starting on October 1, 2018 and will close on December 5, 2018.

Students who experience issues requesting graduation on ACORN should contact Darryl McSherry for an advising appointment. There is likely an issue with degree completion progress which is preventing the online declaration option.

March 2019 'In Absentia'  Graduation Requests

Convocation is available in March 2019 in absentia (no ceremony) for any students who have completed their degree requirements by January 2019. Please contact Tim Linden directly if you would like details about March 2019 convocation in absentia.

Minor/Major Notation Requests

KPE undergraduates who have completed the requirements for an Arts & Science Minor or Major may request official recognition of of the Minor/Major on their academic transcript. Completion of the online request form is due by September 30 for November convocation and April 30 for June convocation.

November 2018 Convocation

The KPE fall convocation ceremony is scheduled for November 8, 2018 at 10 a.m.

June 2019 Convocation

The KPE spring convocation ceremony is scheduled for June 2019 TBA. 

Convocation Guest Tickets

Graduating students are guaranteed at least two guest tickets and there is an option to gain additional tickets through a lottery system. Supplies are limited so extra tickets are not guaranteed. Information about guest tickets will be available two months prior to the ceremony.

Office of Convocation Website

Please visit the Office of Convocation website for more information about the convocation ceremony.