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Commencement Ceremonies


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The Undergraduate and Graduate Commencement Ceremonies will take place on Saturday, May 11, 2019.

A senior farewell service will be held the day before commencement on Friday, May 10, 2019.

The Commencement Ceremony for Kentucky Campuses will take place on Saturday, June 1, 2019.



Live Stream

If you are unable to attend the Commencement ceremonies, McKendree University will provide a live video stream at both the undergraduate ceremony and graduate ceremony.  Live coverage will begin promptly at 9 a.m. and 2 p.m.




Professional Photographer

Jon Cannon Photography will be capturing photos of graduates in their caps and gowns. Photos will be taken of each graduate as they as they receive his/her diploma and exit the stage. Orders can be placed online at




Photo Gallery

McKendree University staff will be taking photos during the commencement festivities.  Please enjoy our photo gallery from the 2018 undergraduate commencement ceremony.

Take a look at last year's Undergraduate Commencement Ceremony!



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