Saturday, December 10, 11 a.m.
Community of Christ Auditorium
1001 W. Walnut, Independence, MO 64050
The Kansas City Area December 2016 Commencement ceremony will be held at the Community of Christ Auditorium, 1001 W. Walnut, Independence, Mo., on Saturday, Dec. 10, at 11 a.m. Students are asked to arrive no later than 9:45 a.m. to register and prepare for the ceremony. There are no restrictions as to the number of guests you may invite. Please note that the ceremony usually lasts about two hours.
View a map of the Independence, Mo., area.
Please review the May 2016 Commencement Handbook for a general schedule of events, information on the ceremony, caps and gowns, photographs, directions to the auditorium, live broadcast and other pertinent information. (The December 2016 Commencement Handbook will be posted in the fall.)
For family/friends of graduates who are unable to attend Commencement, the ceremony will be live streamed for free via the University's video portal. (The link to the live stream will be posted a couple of weeks prior to the ceremony.)
The keynote speaker for the May 2015 Kansas City Area Commencement was Bob Marcusse, president and chief executive officer of the Kansas City Area Development Council.
• Commencement program, including the list of graduates
• News release announcing the graduates
• Photos/videos from the event
• Marcusse's keynote address