Faculty Information

As faculty members, you are an integral part of this celebration. The Kansas City Faculty are required to attend the commencement activities to celebrate the graduating COM and COB Classes of 2018. The Joplin Faculty are strongly encouraged to attend the commencement ceremony. Transportation and hotel arrangements will be provided within Community Engagement’s budget to all those who RSVP to commencement@kcumb.edu by Feb. 25.

Please notify the Office of the Provost should you be unable to attend. Contact Dr. Edward O’Connor at EOConnor@kcumb.edu and provide written notice to commencement@kcumb.edu by Feb. 16 in order to be excused from the below events:

Celebration Picnic

Friday, May 4, 2018
11:30 a.m.–1:30 p.m.
KCU Campus
Tent, North of Student Activity Center

Commencement Line-up

Saturday, May 5, 2018
8:00 a.m.
Municipal Auditorium, Exhibition Hall
301 West 13th Street, Kansas City, Missouri

Commencement Ceremony

Saturday, May 5, 2018
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 Jessica Criss at jcriss@kcumb.edu immediately, if you have any issues.
    • Please take a moment to steam/press your own regalia before graduation on May 5. 

 New Faculty & Anyone Needing Regalia:

  • Please fill out this form in its enterirety and retutn to jcriss@kcumb.edu no later than Feb. 25.
    • Your regalia will be available for pick up the week of April 23. 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 5.