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MBA Graduation Weekend

May 2014 MBA Graduation Reception and Ceremony

The MBA Graduation Weekend is May 17-18, 2014.

Graduation Reception

Saturday, May 17, 2014
8:00 p.m. - 12:00 a.m.

  • For Whom: Graduates, family, and guests
  • Where: The Carolina Club at the on-campus Alumni Center: 550 Stadium Drive, Chapel Hill
  • Tickets: TBA
  • Included: Dinner, dessert, drinks, live music, photographer, and childcare for ages 6 months – 12 years
  • Parking: Rams Head Parking Garage, $1.50/hour
  • Remarks: TBA
  • Attire: Cocktail dresses and suits

Graduation Ceremony

Sunday, May 18, 2014
5:30 p.m. (Graduates must arrive at 4:30 pm at the Smith Center)

  • For Whom: Graduates, family, and guests
  • Where: Dean Smith Center, Entrance A (adjacent to Kenan-Flagler Business School)
  • Tickets: N/A (open to all graduates, family, and guests)
  • Included: Commencement activities and speeches
  • Parking: Free and readily available in the business school deck and lots surrounding the Dean Smith Center. Guests may be dropped off in front of the Dean Smith Center, on Manning Drive
  • Remarks: TBA
  • Attire: Regalia is required for students, guests should wear summer business casual

 Post-Graduation Celebration Dinner

Sunday, May 18, 2014
Immediately following the Graduation Ceremony, approximately 7:00 p.m

  • For Whom: Graduates, family, and guests
  • Where: Latané Plaza at Kenan-Flagler Business School
  • Tickets: N/A (open to all graduates, family, and guests)
  • Included: Dinner, dessert, drinks, and live music
  • Parking: Walk to Latané Plaza from the Dean Smith Center, Entrance B

Additionally, students and family have the option of attending the University’s commencement ceremony on Sunday, May 11, at 9:30 a.m. in Kenan Stadium. Students will participate in the ceremony and should wear their regalia. Please refer to our list of  Frequently Asked Questions for additional information. Graduates will receive final details via their Kenan-Flagler email account in April, and additional student information can be found on the UNC Kenan-Flagler Intranet

Class of 2014 Campaign

UNC Kenan-Flagler invites you to honor your graduate with a personalized brick to be placed in the walkway in front of the McColl Building at the business school. Bricks for graduate students are $500 and increase to $1,000 one year after graduation.

If you would like to purchase a brick and have it installed in time for graduation, you must submit your payment and inscription by March 1, 2014.

To make a gift of any size:

  • Click on the gray Make a Gift Online button on the external site or on the green Make a gift. Make an impact. button on the intranet. 
  • Choose “Kenan-Flagler Business School Annual Fund (171730)” from the drop-down menu.
  • Enter the amount of your gift and click the “Add to Cart” button.
  • Click the “Next” button at the bottom right and complete the process.

  • Make checks out to The Kenan-Flagler Business School Foundation and leave at the MBA Help Desk.

For questions about ordering a personalized brick or to request MORE information, email Assistant Director of Annual Giving Matt Marvin. Brick inscriptions can accommodate three lines of text—18 characters per line. Characters include letters, numbers, punctuation and spaces. Congratulations, MBA graduates!

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