Faculty Information


As faculty members, you are an integral part of this celebration. KC and Joplin faculty are required to attend the commencement activities to celebrate the graduating COM and COB Classes of 2019.

Please notify the Provost should you be unable to attend. Contact Dr. Ed O’Connor at eoconnor@kcumb.edu and commencement@kcumb.edu by April 1 in order to be excused from the following events.

Celebration Picnic

(optional only for Joplin faculty)

Friday, May 10, 2019
11:30 a.m.–1:30 p.m.
KCU-KC Campus
Tent, North of Strickland Education Pavilion

Commencement Line-up

Saturday, May 11, 2019
8:00 a.m.
Municipal Auditorium, Exhibition Hall
301 West 13th Street, Kansas City, Missouri

Commencement Ceremony

Saturday, May 11, 2019
9:00 a.m.
Municipal Auditorium
301 West 13th Street, Kansas City, Missouri

Regalia

Current Faculty:

  • Please wear your previously purchased regalia.
    • Check your regalia and confirm that you still have all garments (hood, gown, tam/mortar board, tassel). Notify jcriss@kcumb.edu immediately, if you have any issues.
    • Please take a moment to steam/press your own regalia before graduation on May 11. 

 New Faculty:

  • You will receive an email from Marketing in January to gather your regalia information. Please reply promptly with confirmation of your order (no later than February 3, 2019).
    • Your regalia will be available for pick up the week of Commencement. Additional details to come from Marketing closer to. This is yours to keep for future years.
    • Check your regalia and confirm that you have received the correct garments. Notify jcriss@kcumb.edu immediately, if you have any issues.
    • Please take a moment to steam/press your own regalia before graduation on May 11.