EKU to Honor Graduates at Fall Commencement Ceremonies Dec. 2

Published on November 27, 2023

By Sarah Bashford and Elise Russell

Eastern Kentucky University (EKU) will celebrate students’ academic success during the fall 2023 commencement ceremonies on Saturday, Dec. 2, 2023, in the Baptist Health Arena at Alumni Coliseum. Two ceremonies are planned to honor graduates from the university’s six academic colleges. 

The schedule is as follows:

9 a.m. ceremony

  • College of Justice, Safety, and Military Science

  • College of Education and Applied Human Sciences

  • College of Health Sciences

1:30 p.m. ceremony

  • College of Letters, Arts, and Social Sciences

  • College of Business

  • College of Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics 

EKU will be recognizing 1,313 graduates: 134 certificates, 46 associate degrees, 866 bachelor’s degrees, 246 master’s degrees, 3 post-master’s certificates and 18 doctoral degrees. 

Graduates range in age from 19 to 66. They come from 15 countries, 42 states and 102 Kentucky counties; 43% are the first in their families to attain a higher education degree. 

A livestream of the ceremonies will be available on EKU’s website on the day of commencement. Find more information about this year’s ceremonies, including a campus map and visitor information at go.eku.edu/Fall23