Commencement

KANSAS CITY AREA December 2018 COMMENCEMENT

Saturday, December 8, 10 a.m.
Community of Christ Auditorium
1001 W. Walnut, Independence, MO 64050

auditoriumStudents are asked to arrive no later than 9 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.

Graduates, family and friends should review the May 2018 Commencement Handbook (the handbook will be updated in Fall 2018 for the December ceremony) for a general schedule of events, information on the ceremony, caps and gowns, photographs, directions to the auditorium, live broadcast and other pertinent information.

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 (link provided in Fall 2018).


The keynote speaker for the May 2018 commencement ceremony was Gwendolyn Grant, president and chief executive officer of the Urban League of Greater Kansas City, and a 1994 graduate of Park University.

Read Grant’s keynote speech.

View selected photos from the May 2018 ceremony.

 

Park University’s degree programs are accredited by the Higher Learning Commission.

Park University is a private, non-profit, institution of higher learning since 1875.