Spring 2015 Commencement Activities

Time has whizzed by and the semester is quickly coming to an end. The Graduate School Commencement Ceremony is Friday, May 15, 2015 at 1 pm in Manhattan, Kansas. There are a number of events planned for the day. Note many of these will have separate invitations and require you to RSVP to the organization extending the invitation.

Friday, May 15, 2015

College of Education Graduate Brunch 
10:30 a.m. to Noon
Manhattan Country Club
1531 N. 10th
Manhattan, Kansas
Reservations required. A formal invitation will follow from the College of Education.

Graduate School Commencement Ceremony 
1 pm
Bramlage Coliseum
Bramlage Coliseum is located at the corner of Kimball Ave and College Ave. It is next to the Bill Snyder Family Football Stadium. There is a large parking lot in front of the building. Public parking will be permitted in all general, student, faculty, and staff parking lots during commencement weekend. However, parking in any reserved space is still restricted to permit holders.

Global Campus Graduation Celebration
4 pm to 6 pm
Alumni Center
Manhattan, Kansas
All students who have applied for Spring graduation are invited to an on-campus reception to celebrate graduation. Students’ families are also invited. The celebration will take place Friday, May 15, at 4 p.m. at the Alumni Center. A formal invitation will follow from Global Campus.

Please note that if you do plan to come to Manhattan, it is important to make hotel reservations as early as possible. For more information to help plan your visit, please visit the K-State Admissions page on visiting Manhattan http://www.k-state.edu/admissions/visit/manhattan.html and the other websites below.

Campus Map
http://www.k-state.edu/maps/

Manhattan, KS Convention & Visitors Bureau
http://www.manhattancvb.org/

Manhattan Chamber of Commerce
http://www.manhattan.org/

Restaurant Guides
http://manhattan.restaurantzero.com/
http://www.urbanspoon.com/n/182/20808/Kansas/Manhattan-restaurants
http://www.tripadvisor.com/Restaurants-g38877-Manhattan_Kansas.html

Live Webcast
Live Webcast of the Commencement Ceremonies can be found at: http://www.k-state.edu/graduation/

Virtual Commencement
http://www.dce.k-state.edu/students/commencement/
A virtual commencement ceremony Web site will be available for distance education degree candidates unable to attend their K-State commencement ceremony in person. The website includes a listing of students earning degrees through distance education, a place for family and friends to post congratulatory messages to their graduate, a commencement address, music and other commencement-related offerings. If you have any questions, please contact me.

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