M.D. Hooding and Awards Ceremony

The Hooding and Awards Ceremony for doctor of medicine candidates will be held at 4 p.m., on Saturday, May 13, 2017, at Kansas City Music Hall in downtown Kansas City, Missouri.

Cap and gown orders

Students and faculty wear graduation attire to the Hooding Ceremony. Students need to order their graduation attire from the KU Bookstore by April 7, 2017. 

Announcement orders

To place orders to personalized graduation announcements, call 1-800-433-0296 or visit CB Graduation Announcements.

Professional photographs

GradImages is the official photographer of the event. More details to come.

Directions, Parking and Accommodations

Address:
Kansas City Convention Center - Kansas City Music Hall
301 W 13th Street (map location)
Kansas City, MO 64105

From Lenexa and Overland Park, Kansas Take I-35 north to downtown KC/Broadway exit. Turn left (north) on Broadway Boulevard and follow Broadway Boulevard northbound to 12th Street. Turn right on 12th Street and follow 12th Street eastbound to Wyandotte Street (approximately 2 blocks). Turn right on Wyandotte Street and the entrance to the Barney Allis Plaza Parking Garage is on the immediate right before the intersection of 13th and Wyandotte Street.

From North Kansas City Take I-29 south over the Broadway Bridge. Continue south on Broadway Boulevard to 12th Street. Turn left (east) onto 12th Street and follow 12th Street eastbound to Wyandotte Street (approximately 2 blocks). Turn right on Wyandotte Street and the entrance to the Barney Allis Plaza Parking Garage is on the immediate right before the intersection of 13th and Wyandotte Street.

From Kansas City, Kansas Take I-70 east to Broadway Boulevard exit. Turn right (south) onto Broadway Boulevard. Proceed to 12th Street, turn left and follow 12th Street eastbound to Wyandotte Street. (approximately 2 blocks). Turn right on Wyandotte Street. The Barney Allis Parking Garage is located before the intersection of 13th and Wyandotte Street. From the Country Club Plaza  Go north on Main Street to 13th Street. Turn left (west) on 13th Street and drive approximately 2 blocks to Wyandotte Street. Turn right on Wyandotte Street. The parking garage will be on the immediate left side of the street before the intersection of 12th and Wyandotte Street.

PARKING

The Kansas City Convention Center does not have parking at the facility. However, with plenty of parking in the area, the primary parking garage is the Auditorium Plaza Parking Garage, also known as the Barney Allis Plaza Parking Garage. The parking garage is located between 12th & 13th Streets, and between Central & Wyandotte Streets. It is south of the Marriott Hotel and north of the historic Municipal Auditorium. The garage generally services all of the Convention Center facilities including the Municipal Arena, Music Hall, Grand Ballroom, Little Theatre, Conference Center, and Bartle Hall. A convenient underground tunnel exists into the Convention Center from inside the Auditorium Plaza Garage. Look for and follow signage.

For specific questions about parking rates, please call Towne Park at (816) 701 6441.

ACCESSIBILITY

Learn more here.

Commencement

The University of Kansas Commencement will take place on Sunday, May 14, 2017, at Memorial Stadium in Lawrence. Students are encouraged to participate in both the hooding and commencement ceremonies.

Last modified: Jun 20, 2017
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