May 6, 2021 — Northern Kentucky University celebrates one of the greatest joys each year with its Commencement exercises from May 7 through 9 at BB&T Arena. NKU will uplift more than 5,000 graduates and remember their hard work and determination with five in-person ceremonies for the first time since December 2019.
Friday, May 7 at 5 p.m. | Chase College of Law
Saturday, May 8 at 10 a.m. | College of Arts and Sciences, College of Education
Saturday, May 8 at 3 p.m. | Haile/US Bank College of Business, College of Informatics
Sunday, May 9 at 10 a.m. | College of Health and Human Services
Sunday, May 9 at 3 p.m. | 2020 Graduates from All Colleges
All ceremonies will be held at BB&T Arena on NKU’s campus. Due to state capacity regulations, please note that all guests—including children, regardless of age—must have a ticket to enter the venue. Parking is free of charge in all surface lots and garages, and doors will open one hour prior to each ceremony.
NKU will live stream each ceremony for graduates or guests who are not able to attend in person. Videos of the ceremonies will also be available for on-demand viewing on NKU’s YouTube channel. Visit NKU’s Commencement webpage for more details on the ceremonies.
About NKU: Founded in 1968, NKU is an entrepreneurial state university of over 16,000 students served by more than 2,000 faculty and staff on a thriving suburban campus nestled between Highland Heights, Kentucky and bustling downtown Cincinnati. We are a regionally engaged university committed to empowering our students to have fulfilling careers and meaningful lives. While we are one of the fastest-growing universities in Kentucky, our professors still know our students' names. For more information, visit nku.edu.