Picture of First-Gen Shocker Cord, First-Gen Shocker sign and Great Day to be a Shocker sign.
May 2, 2022 — FIRST Generation Coordinating Council and First-Generation Student Organization will distribute free gold and white cords for first-generation graduates to wear at the May 14 commencement ceremony.  at the following times and dates at the Ablah Library Circulation Desk:
Picture of First-Gen Shocker Cord, First-Gen Shocker sign and Great Day to be a Shocker sign.
April 14, 2022 — Spring and summer 2022 first-generation students can get a free gold and white braided cord 11 a.m.-1 p.m. and 4-6 p.m. Wednesday, April 27 at the Rhatigan Student Center (Room 313). The cord is provided by the  F1RST Generation Coordinating Council and the F1RST Generation Student Organization to acknowledge those who are the first in their family to graduate with a four-year degree. 
Shocker Store. Buy regalia early and save! Package pricing available through April 29. Visit RSC store or shockerstore.com. Questions? Contact 316-978-7021 or shockerstore@wichita.edu.
April 13, 2022 — Are you graduating in May? Now through April 29, students can bundle their regalia items and save money at The Shocker Store. The store offers regalia bundles for bachelor's, master's, specialist and doctorate degrees. This offer is available at the Rhatigan Student Center store or under the “graduation” tab at the online Shocker Store.
RSVP for Commencement. Deadline: April 15. Spring 2022 Commencement will be held Saturday, May 14, 2022. Additional information can be found at wichita.edu/commencement.
April 6, 2022 — All spring and summer 2022 eligible graduates must RSVP for commencement by April 15. Spring 2022 Commencement will take place Saturday, May 14. Students with an application for degree on file should have received an email from Marching Order instructing them how to RSVP.
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March 25, 2022 — The Shocker Store is taking regalia rental orders from faculty and staff members who are planning on attending the spring 2022 commencement.
Picture of the back of graduation students in Regalia.
February 23, 2022 — Graduating students, if you are a member of any of the groups listed below and would like to order the group’s corresponding graduation stole, pre-orders must be completed by March 11 at the online Shocker Store.
2021 Fall Commencement- Sunday, December 12, 2021 All Colleges- 2:30 PM. Graduating students must RSVP by November 14. Additional information can be found at wichita.edu/commencement.
November 3, 2021 — Wichita State University's Fall 2021 Commencement for all colleges will be held on Sunday, December 12 at Charles Koch Arena. The ceremony will begin at 2:30 p.m. Graduates should check in at the Koch Arena Ticket Office beginning at 1 pm.
Picture of students from behind at graduation.
October 1, 2021 — Are you graduating in December? Now through Nov. 24 students can bundle their regalia items and save at the Shocker Store.
Picture of Faculty/staff members standing in front of a building wearing regalia.
September 28, 2021 — The deadline for faculty and staff members to regalia orders at the Shocker Store for fall 2021 commencement is 4 p.m. Friday, Nov. 5.
Picture of students from behind at graduation.
September 28, 2021 — If you are a graduating student and 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 Oct. 15 at shockerstore.com.