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Contents

Graduation information for the Class of 2008:
Due Tuesday, April 1: Graduate Information Forms
Due Tuesday, April 1: Cap and Gown Forms
Your Commencement Timeline

 
2008 Class Gift:
Giving Update
Give Today!
Ends April 15: Section Contest
Thank You to our Donors


Class of 2008 Graduation Information

The Office of Alumni Relations is pleased to be planning your commencement. Commencement details and FAQs are available on the Commencement Portal at www.kentlaw.edu/commencement. This site is updated regularly. It is your responsibility to check the site and your kent email frequently for the most up to date information.


Graduate Information Form - Due Tuesday, April 1

All students who will be participating in commencement must fill out the Graduation Information Form by Tuesday, April 1, 2008. Students may not pick up their commencement tickets until this form has been completed.

Click Here

Please contact commencement@kentlaw.edu with questions.


Cap and Gown Order Forms - Due Tuesday, April 1

All students who will be participating in commencement should order their caps and gowns by Tuesday, April 1, 2008. Students may not pick up their commencement tickets until this form has been completed.

There is NO CHARGE to rent the cap and gown, unless you submit your request after the deadline. A late fee will apply beginning April 2. All Caps and Gowns will be distributed on the day of commencement.

https://www.traditionsusa.com/forms/ChicagoKentCollegeOfLawcapgown.asp

For more details on caps and gowns, please click here.


Your Commencement Timeline

Tuesday, April 1:

Graduate Information Form Due
This form is required to participate in commencement exercises. You may access the form here.

Tuesday, April 1:

Cap and Gown Form
This form is required to participate in commencement exercises. Cap and gown rental is complimentary; however, forms submitted after April 1 will be charged a late fee. You may access the form here. Instructions and more info are on the Cap and Gown page.

Monday, April 21 – Friday, May 2:

Ticket Distribution Begins
Each graduate will receive 7 complimentary tickets. Graduates and children under two do not need a ticket. Both the Cap and Gown form and the Graduate Information Form must be filled out before you can recieve your tickets. Click here for more ticket information.

Monday, May 5 – Friday, May 9:

Additional Ticket Purchase Begins
Students wishing to purchase tickets beyond the 7 complimentary tickets may do so on a first come first serve basis for $15/ticket. Click here for more ticket information.

Sunday, May 18:

Commencement
The 2008 Commencement Ceremony takes place at 2:00 pm at the Arie Crown Theatre, McCormick Place. A reception for graduates, family and friends follows immediately outside the Theatre.



2008 Class Gift

Giving Update

As of March 28 we have raised $3,491 of our $11,000 goal.

We are 32% of the way there! Help us reach 100% of our monetary goal and 100% participation!


Make your Pledge or Gift Today

Promote a lasting legacy to Chicago-Kent by supporting the 2008 Class Gift.


To make a gift by check or cash, please use the form here.

Invite Your Families to Support the Class Gift
Is your family asking you what you'd like as a graduation gift? Suggest that they donate to the 2008 class gift in your honor! Each student will be formally notified of gifts in their honor. All donations are tax deductible. Click here for a pdf gift form or pick one up in the Office of Alumni Relations, Suite 310.

All gifts are tax deductible to the extent allowed by law. For questions, call Tanya at 312-906-5243 or by email at tpietrkowski@kentlaw.edu.


First-Year Section Contest: Ends April 15!

Every gift made to the 2008 Class Gift will be tallied according to First Year Section. The donors from the section with the greatest number of participants by April 15th will receive a prize. Congratulations Evening students - you're in the lead!

Section A: 4 Evening: 9
Section B: 8 Transfers: 3
Section C: 8 LLM: 0

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