Wichita Graduation Fair
Thursday, March 13, 2014 | 10 a.m.-7 p.m. | Casado Campus Center
Wichita - Pre-ceremony Campus Celebration
Saturday, May 10, 2014 | 10:30 a.m. to noon | Casado Campus Center, Wichita Campus
Commencement Ceremony Details
Regalia (cap, gown, tassel and hood) is available for purchase from the University Bookstore. Bring your cap, gown, tassel and hood to the ceremony. Gowns should be pressed. Hoods are for graduate students only.
Printed announcements are available for purchase from the University Bookstore and should be ordered as soon as possible. Learn more at www.jostens.com or call Jostens at 1-800-854-7464.
Live Stream and Tweeting
For those who are not able to attend the commencement ceremony in Wichita but would still like to watch a loved one receive his or her diploma, the University will be streaming the event live at friends.edu/commencement-live.
In addition, friends and family can tweet messages of congratulations to their graduates that will be shown on the large screen at the Wichita event. Live tweeting will occur 30 minutes before the ceremony and while graduates are crossing the stage. To participate, sign into Twitter and use this hashtag: #FriendsUGrads.
GradImages is Friends University's official Commencement photographer. Friends University provides GradImages with your email and mailing addresses. You can also register your contact information (and the contact information of up to six friends and family members) by clicking here. Proofs will be sent to your home and via email within five days of graduation. Pictures can be ordered online, by phone or by mail. GradImages can be contacted at 800-261-2576 or www.gradimages.com.
A professionally produced DVD of the Wichita ceremony is available from Kent Audio Visual for $15 each. Please contact Kent Audio Visual for more information at 316-262-4487, and reference your Friends University graduation ceremony.
Wichita Hotel Accommodations
The following hotels offer discounted rates to Friends University students and families. Mention the University’s graduation weekend when calling to book your room.