KU Commencement

2020 Graduate Commemoration

On Sunday, May 17, the University of Kansas held an online event commemorating the graduating Class of 2020.

An in-person Commencement ceremony, complete with the legendary walk down the Hill, has been postponed until it safe for students and families to reconvene.

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11 a.m.

Pre-event slideshow

11:30 a.m.

Carillon performance

Video introduction

Chancellor’s welcome

Student voices

Moment of gratitude

Community congratulations

Conferral of degrees

Alma mater, Rock Chalk Chant, and fight song

Recipients and recognitions

Recipients and Recognitions

Delve among the new alumni for your (or your grad's) name.

See grad list

Other Graduation Events

Many schools, departments, and special interest groups host individual events recognizing their graduates.

See other events

Follow the festivities

Use #KUGrads to follow the day’s events and cheer on our graduates.
We’ll share our favorites here and across KU’s social media accounts.