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Commencement Timeline

May 1, 2017 - Turn in Intent-to-Graduate form

Registar’s Office - audit letters will be sent after the form is submitted. Call the Registrar’s Office at 603-358-2321 with questions.


March 20, 2018 - Complete Commencement Participation Form

Completing this form is your ticket to the Commencement Fair and Commencement Ceremony. Find it at your ksc.keene.edu account.


March 28, 2018, noon to 6 p.m. and March 29, 2018, noon to 6 p.m. - Commencement Fair

A one-stop shop for Commencement services takes place in the Keene State College Bookstore located in the Student Center. Pick up your cap and gown, order a ring and announcements, and do your planning for Commencement.


May 1, 2018: Pay all financial obligations

Student Accounts - 603-358-2263


May 1, 2018 - Confirm address

Registrar’s Office – 603-358-2355. Confirm mailing address for diploma and transcripts.


May 1, 2018 - Return all library books and materials

Mason Library Circulation Desk, 603-358-2711


May 4, 2018 - Nursing Pinning Ceremony

1 p.m.: Mabel Brown Room, Young Student Center


May 4, 2018 - Spring Honors Convocation

3:15 p.m.: Students receiving awards check-in

4 p.m.: Ceremony begins in the Main Theatre at the Redfern Arts Center


May 5, 2018 - Commencement

11:30 a.m.: Graduates line up in the Recreation Center in the Spaulding Gym
12:15 p.m.: Procession to Fiske Quad
1 p.m.: Ceremony begins


May 6, 2018 - Final move-out for Graduating Seniors

Residence halls close at noon