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Spring commencement



Surrounded by family, friends, faculty, staff, alumni, trustee, and students, King University commencement is filled with the sounds of laughter, applause, and bagpipes as students complete their full circle of education.

Spring commencement ceremonies are held at the main campus in Bristol, TN. Fall commencement ceremonies are held at Viking Hall Civic Center, Bristol, TN.

Watch the Event Live

The morning and afternoon ceremonies will both be available via live streaming for those unable to attend in person. Live streams should begin broadcasting approximately 15 minutes prior to the start of the ceremony.

Tune in live at any of the following links:

Click here to view graduation ceremony photos

Upcoming graduation dates:

  • April 30, 2022

Commencement Newsletter

Congratulations to our graduates! It is with much excitement that we circulate a commencement newsletter detailing the event in hopes that the information provided will assist out graduates and their families as they prepare.

Frequently Asked Questions

No, there will not be a rehearsal or a baccalaureate service. You will receive instructions the morning of

Please arrive at the ceremony by 8:30 a.m.

No, the Tornado Alley Shoppe will be closed on the day of commencement.

Cap and gowns will be available the day of commencement.

Please note — We do not iron regalia. Waiting until the day of commencement to retrieve your cap and gown may result in wrinkled regalia.

Yes, we have handicap parking available. When coming through the check-in process, please notify Security that you require handicap parking. Even if you have a handicap tag on your car, please inform security so you can be issued a handicap parking pass from King.

The deadline to change your marching status is March 31, 2022. The university’s plans and logistics have been developed based on the number of RSVPs that were received by the stated deadline.

Continued increase and intensity in the number of COVID cases, local or state mandates, and heavy rain the day of commencement could result in a postponement of the commencement ceremony.

Shuttle services on campus will be provided. More information about parking can be found here: