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The Shocker Store is taking regalia rental orders and custom academic regalia purchase orders from faculty and staff members who are planning on attending spring 2024 commencement.

Regalia rental orders are due by 4 p.m. Friday, April 5 and custom academic regalia purchase orders need to be placed by 4 p.m. Friday, March 1.

Email Julie at shockerstore@wichita.edu or call 316-978-7021. Payment is due at time of order.

Shocker Store. Specialty stole pre-order. Deadline: March 15

Graduating students, if you are a member of any of the listed groups below and would like to order the group’s corresponding graduation stole, pre-orders must be completed by March 15 on the Shocker Store website.

Groups included are Shocker Bowling, Japanese Culture Association, University Innovation Fellows, Dental Hygiene, Medical Laboratory Sciences, BS in Nursing or SOSW (Student Organization of Social Work).

These stoles are only available by pre-order, they will not be carried in store later. For questions, call 316-978-7021 or email shockerstore@wichita.edu.

Shocker Store. Buy regalia early and save! Package pricing available through December 1. Visit RSC store or shockerstore.com.

Through Dec. 1, Shockers graduating in December can bundle their regalia items and save. The Shocker Store offers regalia bundles for Shockers graduating with their bachelor’s, master’s, specialist and doctorate degrees.

Visit the Shocker Store in the Rhatigan Student Center or under the graduation tab on the Shocker Store website for specific pricing and details. For more information, email shockerstore@wichita.edu or call 316-978-7021.

Faculty and staff can attend the commencement ceremonies to show support and encouragement to their graduating students.

The spring 2023 commencement ceremonies will be held May 13, and the deadline to RSVP is April 25.

  • 9 a.m. – Fairmount College of Liberal Arts and Sciences, College of Fine Arts, Dorothy & Bill Cohen Honors College, and College of Innovation and Design
  • 1 p.m. – College of Applied Studies and College of Health Professions
  • 5 p.m. – W. Frank Barton School of Business and College of Engineering
Graphic with a photo of a WSU commencement ceremony and the text, "RSVP for Commencement. Deadline April 16. Spring 2023 commencement | Saturday, May 13, 2023. Additional Information can be found at wichita.edu/commencement."

All spring and summer 2023 eligible graduates must RSVP for commencement by Sunday, April 16. Spring 2023 commencement will take place on Saturday, May 13.

Students with an application for degree on file should have received an email from Marching Order instructing them on how to RSVP.

Graphic with a photo of a WSU commencement ceremony and the text, "RSVP for Commencement. Deadline April 16. Spring 2023 commencement | Saturday, May 13, 2023. Additional Information can be found at wichita.edu/commencement."

All spring and summer 2023 eligible graduates must RSVP for commencement by Sunday, April 16. Spring 2023 commencement will take place on Saturday, May 13.

Students with an application for degree on file should have received an email from Marching Order instructing them on how to RSVP.

Photo of students at commencement

Graduating students who are members of one of the groups listed below and would like to order a graduation stole must pre-order them by Friday, March 24 on the Shocker Store.

The groups with available stoles:

  • Shocker Bowling
  • Japanese Culture Association
  • University Innovation Fellows
  • Medical Laboratory Sciences
  • Bachelor of Science in Nursing
  • Student Organization of Social Work.

These stoles are only available by pre-order and will not be carried in store later. For questions, call 316-978-7021 or email shockerstore@wichita.edu.

A graphic with the text "File your AFD. Graduate deadline: Feb. 13, undergraduate deadline: March 1. Spring 2023 commencement: Saturday, May 13. | wichita.edu/commencement"

The spring 2023 commencement ceremony will take place on Saturday, May 13 at Charles Koch Arena. This ceremony includes summer 2023 graduates. All spring and summer undergraduates intending to walk in the ceremony must file their Application for Degree (AFD) no later than Wednesday, March 1.

Almost 1,300 students are eligible to participate in Wichita State University’s 125th fall commencement ceremony at 2:30 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 18 in Charles Koch Arena.

All graduates will walk across the stage and be individually recognized. Doctoral candidates will be hooded at this ceremony.

Dr. Mona Nemer will receive an Honorary Degree of Doctor of Philosophy. An honorary degree is an exceptional honor bestowed upon a person without fulfillment of the usual requirements. It is conferred only upon persons of notable intellectual, scholarly, professional, creative achievement or service to humanity consistent with the endeavors of WSU.

Shocker Store. Congratulations Graduates! Order your commencement t-shirt today! Only available by ordering at thecommencementgroup.com/wichitastateu. Shirts are only available for pickup at commencement. $30

Graduating Shockers can now order their commencement T-shirt. Student names will be listed on the back with all the other fall 2022 grads.

Shirts are only available by ordering online at thecommencementgroup.com/wichitastateu. Shirts will be available for pickup at commencement.