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Congratulations on your achievements, Hornets!

You did it!

We are excited to celebrate the success of the Class of 2021 with in-person, outdoor graduation ceremonies.

  • Graduate students will receive their degrees at 6:30 p.m. Friday, May 14, 2021.
  • Undergraduates will be recognized at 9 a.m. Saturday, May 15, 2021.

Both ceremonies will be in Welch Stadium. In case of inclement weather, the ceremonies will move to the next day.

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Commencement Response


Graduating Students information

Information you need to know as a student graduating from Emporia State.

Congratulations, you did it!

Graduating Students Information
ESU Graduation Photo

Alumni Resources + Info

As a member of the Alumni Association, you have access to special events, resources and benefits reserved just for Hornet Alumni.

Always a Hornet

Alumni Resources + Info

Faculty Information

Information for faculty attending the 2021 Commencement ceremonies. Faculty may rent regalia from the ESU Memorial Union Bookstore.

Faculty Information