Donning of the Kente Ceremony

The Donning of the Kente Ceremony celebrates the achievement of black undergraduate, graduate, and Ph.D. candidates. This ceremony provides students with a positive and rewarding experience that recognizes hard work, dedication, and perseverance. Each graduate receives a commemorative stole to symbolize their academic achievement. The ceremony takes place during spring Commencement.



2018 Donning of the Kente Ceremony

Thursday, May 10th

2 p.m.

University Student Commons

Commonwealth Ballrooms

*Pre-registration for graduates is required