Commencement Activities

Thursday, May 9, 2019

Ceremony Ticket Pick up

Immediately following Invocation & Commendations Ceremony - Each graduate will be issued four tickets for their family and friends to be seated at Commencement. Overflow seating will be available for additional guests. Pick up tickets in the Admissions Office. 

Cap and Gown / Stoll Pick up

April 30 - May 4 
Donnelly College Business Office

8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. - Bring your student ID to pick up your pre-ordered cap and gown. 

First-Generation stolls will be available for purchase for $5 in the Business Office. 

Thursday, May 9, 2019

4-5:30 p.m. - Professional portraits of you in your cap and gown will be taken and available for purchase in the Donnelly Bistro.

Thursday, May 9, 2019

6 p.m. - Heavy hor d' oeuvres and beverages will be served in the Donnelly Commons. 
Graduates, please dress professionally. 

Thursday, May 9, 2019

Donnelly College Event Center | 608 North 18th Street | Kansas City, KS 66102

The Invocation and Commendations Ceremony is for graduates and their families to honor their academic achievements. 

6:40 p.m. - Graduates line up in cap and gown in the main building, 1st floor. Guests may be seated in the Event Center.
7 p.m. - Procession begins to Event Center and event begins.

Tickets not required.

Saturday, May 11, 2019

Savior Pastoral Center | 12601 Parallel Parkway | Kansas City, KS 66109

This is a combined commencement ceremony for a associate, bachelor's, nursing and Gateway to College student.

9:00 a.m. - Graduates arrive in cap and gown and proceed to meeting area for check-in. Family and guests may be seated in the Chapel (ticketed seating) or Keleher Center (overflow seating).
9:15 a.m. - Official group portrait of graduating class -- to be displayed at Donnelly College. 
9:45 a.m. - Graduates form procession line and complete name cards. 
10:00 a.m. - Ceremony begins.


A reception for the graduates and their families to follow the Commencement Ceremony. 

Saturday, May 11, 2019

Savior Pastoral Center | 12601 Parallel Parkway | Kansas City, KS 66109

This ceremony is for graduates, family and friends to celebrate the transformation from student to nurse. 

12:00 p.m. - Nursing graduates arrive and proceed to meeting area for check-in. Family and guests may be seated in the Chapel.
12:30-12:55 p.m. - Rehersal for pinning ceremony and official group portrait of nursing graduates -- to be displayed at Donnelly College. 
1:00 p.m. - Ceremony begins. 

 

Tickets not required.

Congratulations 2018 Graduates!

Photos:

View and download photos of Donnelly College's 2018 Commencement Ceremony and Nursing Pinning Ceremony.

Commencement Ceremony
Nursing Pinning Ceremony


Videos:

Commencement Graduate Speakers
Nursing Pinning Ceremony
Commencement speaker and granting of degrees