2023 International Student Graduation Celebration

Graduating students seated behind a KU flag

You're Invited

KU International Affairs invites graduating international students, their families and friends to the International Student Graduation Celebration. Join us on Thursday, May 11 at 2:00 p.m. in the Burge Union for a recognition event and reception!

Information for Graduating International Students

KU International Affairs is thrilled to celebrate our graduating international students and their many accomplishments!

  • Graduating students must register by Thursday, May 4 to participate in the event. The link to RSVP can be found below.
  • Graduating students need to check-in between 1:15 p.m. and 1:45 p.m. the day of the event in Burge Union, Forum A.
  • Graduating students, family, and friends should be seated by 2:00 p.m. in Burge Union, Forums C and D.
  • A cake and punch reception will follow the ceremony.
  • Graduating students should wear business casual clothing or cultural dress to the ceremony. This is not a graduation ceremony, so students do not need to wear a cap and gown.

RSVP by May 4

Graduating international students must register by Thursday, May 4 to participate in the event.

Request a Certificate

Graduating international students who would like a certificate of completion from International Affairs, please email Josh Smith with your name and degree.

Share Your Memories

Send a photo and your favorite memory from your time at KU to ISS to display prior to the event. Send photos and advice no later than Thursday, May 4.

Request Accomodations

Individuals with disabilities are encouraged to attend all University of Kansas sponsored events. If you require a reasonable accommodation in order to participate in this event, please contact Josh Smith by Monday, May 1.


Contact Josh Smith with any questions.