LEXINGTON, Ky. (LEX 18) — The University of Kentucky announced Thursday its plan to host 10 in-person commencement ceremonies the weekend of May 14 through 16 at Rupp Arena, for May 2021 and all 2020 UK graduates.
Multiple ceremonies have been scheduled to limit seating, ensuring proper physical distancing can be implemented, UK said in a release. Masks will also be required for all graduates and guests who attend.
Participating Graduates are allowed to bring up to four guests to their ceremony. Ticketing information will be communicated to the graduates and families in the coming weeks. The ceremonies will also be live-streamed for guests who cannot attend.
The Commencement ceremonies schedule is as follows:
9 a.m. Friday, May 14
- College of Education
- College of Medicine
Noon Friday, May 14
- College of Fine Arts
- College of Public Health
- College of Social Work
- College of Pharmacy
3 p.m. Friday, May 14
- College of Nursing
- College of Health Sciences
- College of Design
6 p.m. Friday, May 14
- College of Engineering
9 a.m. Saturday, May 15
- College of Arts and Sciences 1*
Noon Saturday, May 15
- College of Arts and Sciences 2*
3 p.m. Saturday, May 15
- Gatton College of Business and Economics 1*
6 p.m. Saturday, May 15
- Gatton College of Business and Economics 2*
9 a.m. Sunday, May 16
- College of Communication and Information
- Martin School of Public Policy and Administration and Patterson School of Diplomacy and International Commerce
Noon Sunday, May 16
- College of Agriculture, Food and Environment
*Graduates from colleges that have two ceremonies scheduled will be assigned a ceremony in the coming days.