• Grad - Ceremony

    Graduation Ceremony Information


    Students are eligible to walk in the graduation ceremony if they have completed all graduation requirements prior to the ceremony date. Students should contact Education Advising to review their remaining credits and requirements in order to determine their degree completion date. Online students can reach Education Advising at 866.522.7747. Ground campus and Learning Center students should contact their Academic team for assistance.

    Upcoming Graduation Ceremony Dates

    Kaplan University hosts two ceremonies each year: one in Chicago in the summer and one in Miami in the winter. Below are dates and deadlines for upcoming ceremonies. Graduates who are interested in attending a ceremony should complete the participation form by the specified deadline. Graduates may attend any ceremony that falls within one year of their degree completion date. A form is only required for those who wish to attend a ceremony. Graduates are not required to attend a ceremony to receive their diploma.

  • Loading...
    July 26, 2014

    Summer 2014 Graduation

    The Chicago Theatre, Chicago, IL


    Ceremony 1: 9:30 am, for Post-Graduate Certificate and Master’s-Level Graduates
    Ceremony 2: 1:30 pm, for Postbaccalaureate and Undergraduate Certificate, Associate’s, and Bachelor’s Level Graduates


    Click here to register. Guest ticket limit is 5 per graduate.

    Ceremony Info and Schedule of Events

    Coming Soon

    Key Deadlines


    Last day to:

    • Register to attend the ceremony: May 28, 2014. Click here to register.
    • Order your cap and gown without incurring additional late fees: June 19, 2014. Order here
    • Cancel ceremony attendance without penalty fees: June 19. Cancel at graduation@kaplan.edu.
    • Reserve your hotel room: June 24, 2014. See the Travel Page for a list of hotels. Note: Some hotels may extend the deadline based on room availability. Please contact the hotels directly.

  • See Also

Request Information

  • Step 1 of 3
  • Call Now: 866 KAPLAN U


  • US News Promo
  • Paying For School
  • Kaplan Commitment