Class of 2021 Commencement Central

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 2021.

Please notify the Provost should you be unable to attend. Contact Dr. Ed O’Connor at eoconnor@kansascity.edu and commencement@kansascity.edu by April 1, 2021 to be excused from the following events:

Kansas City Commencement Ceremony

Saturday, May 8, 2021
9:00 a.m. - noon
Municipal Auditorium
301 West 13th Street, Kansas City, Missouri
(Doors open at 8 a.m.)

Joplin Commencement Ceremony

Sunday, May 9, 2021
1:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.
MSSU Legget & Platt Athletic Center
3 Lion Pride Ln., Joplin, Missouri 64801
(Doors open at noon)

Regalia

Current Faculty:

  • Please wear your previously purchased regalia.
    • Check your regalia and confirm you still have all garments (hood, gown, tam/mortar board, tassel).
    • Notify commencement@kansascity.edu immediately, if you have any issues.
    • Please take a moment to steam/press your own regalia before May 8-9.

New Faculty:

  • If you do not have regalia, please contact Lisa Cambridge, executive director of University Relations, at lcambridge@kansascity.edu.
  • If you have ordered new regalia this year, you will be contacted for distribution details.
    • Your regalia will available for pick up the week of Commencement. The regalia is yours to keep for future years. Additional details to come from UR closer to graduation.
    • When you get your regalia, check all pieces and confirm you have received the correct garments. Notify commencement@kansascity.edu immediately, if you have any issues.
    • Please take a moment to steam/press your own regalia before May 8-9.