Faculty Information

As faculty members, you are an integral part of this celebration. KC faculty are required and Joplin faculty are highly encouraged to attend the commencement activities to celebrate the graduating COM and COB Classes of 2018.

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

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 commencement@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:

  • You will receive an email from University Relations (UR) in January to gather your regalia information. Please reply promptly with confirmation of your order (no later than Feb. 25, 2018).
    • Your regalia will be available for pick up the week of Commencement. Additional details to come from UR closer to the event. This is yours to keep for future years.
    • Check your regalia and confirm that you have received the correct garments. Notify commencement@kcumb.edu immediately, if you have any issues.
    • Please take a moment to steam/press your own regalia before graduation on May 5.