Next Ceremony: Saturday, September 24, 2022, 1 pm EST @ Rupp Arena, Lexington Kentucky

Students with an official program completion date (conferred by the Registrar) since the last commencement ceremony in Sept 2021 may participate as recognized graduates. Returning graduates with degrees between 9.28.19 and 9.24.21 may participate since our 2020 and 2021 ceremonies were virtual.

Welcome to the Commencement Pages

Here, you will find information about FNU's annual graduation ceremony in Lexington, KY. Please check back often for new details as they become available. For questions, please get in touch with

We look forward to helping you celebrate your degree conferral!


NOTE: Students must apply with the Registrar upon completion of their academic program of study. Applying for graduation via the Registrar is separate from the Commencement ceremony RSVP processAfter applying with the Registrar for degree conferral, you must still complete an event RSVP if you plan to participate in the Commencement ceremony. 


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