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Commencement 2007

Schedule of commencement events

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Friday, May 18

Noon to 1 p.m. Nontraditional graduation/scholarship reception. Ecumenical Christian Ministries, 1204 Oread Ave.
2:30 to 4:15 p.m. Office of International Programs and ISSS recognition and certificates for graduating international students. Kansas Room, Kansas Union, followed by a reception for graduates and their family and friends. Malott Room, Kansas Union.
4 to 6 p.m. School of Business recognition for bachelor's degree candidates and hooding for master's degree candidates. Lied Center.
4:30 p.m. Communication Studies departmental undergraduate graduation ceremony. Woodruff Auditorium, Kansas Union.

Saturday, May 19

8:30 a.m. School of Journalism graduate recognition and master's degree hooding ceremony. Lied Center. Reception follows, lawn of Stauffer-Flint Hall.
8:30 to 10 a.m. Reception for chancellor's student awards recipients. Kansas Room, Kansas Union.
9 a.m. School of Allied Health recognition ceremony. Memorial Hall, 600 N. 7th St., Kansas City, Kan.
10 to 11 a.m. College of Liberal Arts and Sciences master's hooding. Crafton-Preyer Theatre, Murphy Hall.
10:30 a.m. School of Fine Arts Convocation. Lied Center.
10:30 a.m. to noon. School of Allied Health and School of Graduate Studies luncheon for graduates and families. Murphy courtyard, KU Medical Center, Kansas City, Kan.
11 a.m. School of Nursing recognition ceremony. Memorial Hall, 600 N. 7th St., Kansas City, Kan.
11 a.m. to noon. Phi Beta Kappa initiation. Woodruff Auditorium, Kansas Union.
11 a.m. to 2 p.m. KU Visitor Center open at 1502 Iowa St.
Noon. Phi Beta Kappa initiates reception. Big 12 Room, Kansas Union.
12:30 to 2 p.m. School of Nursing luncheon for graduates and families. Murphy courtyard, KU Medical Center, Kansas City, Kan.
1 p.m. Department of Health Policy and Management and the Department of Preventive Medicine and Public Health joint hooding ceremony in Battenfeld Auditorium. KU Medical Center.
1 to 3 p.m. Program and reception for graduating seniors who have completed the University Honors Program and for graduating University Scholars. Crafton-Preyer Theatre, Murphy Hall.
1 to 3 p.m. School of Education convocation. Lied Center. Tickets at www.soe.ku.edu.
2 to 3 p.m. School of Medicine graduation luncheon for graduates and families. Murphy courtyard, KU Medical Center, Kansas City, Kan.
4 p.m. Graduate School doctoral hooding. Lied Center.
6 p.m. Multicultural graduation banquet. Kansas Room, Kansas Union.
6 to 7:30 p.m. School of Pharmacy senior recognition and hooding. Crafton-Preyer Theatre, Murphy Hall. Reception follows, Murphy courtyard.
7 p.m. School of Medicine hooding and awards. Lied Center.
7 to 9 p.m. Division of Biological Sciences recognition of honors, awards and graduating seniors ceremony. 120 Budig Hall.

Sunday, May 20

8 a.m. to 8 p.m. Memorial Drive closed to traffic. (Parking ban begins midnight Saturday.)
8 a.m. School of Engineering recognition and awards ceremony. Lied Center. Reception following at Oliver Hall.
9 to 11 a.m. Environmental Studies Program graduate recognition and honors reception. 252 Snow Hall.
9:30 a.m. Department of Applied Behavioral Science undergraduate recognition. Woodruff Auditorium, Kansas Union. Reception follows, Big 12 Room, Kansas Union.
9:30 a.m. Department of Math graduation celebration. Brunch and recognition ceremony. 120 Snow Hall.
9:30 to 10:30 a.m. Speech-Language-Hearing/Intercampus Program in Communicative Disorders undergraduate and graduate recognition ceremony. 110 Budig Hall. Reception follows, Wescoe Hall patio.
10 to 11 a.m. Bachelor of Social Welfare recognition. 120 Budig. Reception follows, Kansas Room, Kansas Union.
10 to 11:15 a.m. School of Law hooding. Lied Center. Tickets required. Reception follows, Green Hall.
10:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Class of 2007 Commencement lunch. Chancellor's residence, 1532 Lilac Lane. Program begins at 11:30 a.m.
11 a.m. to noon. College of Liberal Arts and Sciences recognition for students graduating with distinction and highest distinction. Crafton-Preyer Theatre, Murphy Hall.
11 a.m. to 2 p.m. KU Visitor Center open at 1502 Iowa St.
11:30 a.m. School of Architecture and Urban Planning Commencement luncheon and recognition ceremony. Tickets required. Ballroom, Kansas Union.
Noon to 1:15 p.m. School of Social Welfare hooding for master's degree recipients. Lied Center.
2 p.m. Commencement participants assemble on Memorial Drive.
2:30 p.m. Commencement procession begins.

Monday, May 21

10 a.m. to noon. Joint Service commissioning ceremony. Kansas Union ballroom. Reception follows.

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