UNC Kenan-Flagler Business School

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MBA Graduation Weekend

May 2016 MBA Graduation Reception and Ceremony

The MBA Graduation Weekend is May 13-14, 2016

Graduation Reception

Friday, May 13, 2016
Time 8:00 p.m. - midnight

  • For Whom: Graduates, family, and guests
  • Where: The Carolina Club at the on-campus Alumni Center: 550 Stadium Drive, Chapel Hill
  • Tickets: TBA
  • Parking: Rams Head Parking Garage, $1.50/hour
  • Remarks: TBA
  • Attire: Cocktail dresses and suits

Graduation Ceremony

Saturday, May 14, 2016
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 UNC 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 Skipper Bowles Drive
  • Remarks: TBA
  • Attire: Regalia is required for students, guests should wear summer business casual

Post-Graduation Celebration Dinner

Saturday, May 14, 2016
Immediately following the Graduation Ceremony, approximately 7:00 p.m

  • For Whom: Graduates, family, and guests
  • Where: Latané Plaza at UNC 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 8, at 9:00 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 UNC Kenan-Flagler email account in April, and additional student information can be found on the UNC Kenan-Flagler Intranet.

Class of 2016 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. For more information about purchasing bricks, go to http://www.kenan-flagler.unc.edu/development/ways-to-give/bricks.

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, 2016. For questions about ordering a personalized brick or to request more information, please contact Jeremy Allen at Jeremy_Allen@kenan-flagler.unc.edu or call 919.962.6815

To make a gift:

  • Go to www.kenan-flagler.unc.edu and click on the gray Make a Gift Online button in the top right corner.
  • 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.
  • If you choose to order a brick for $500.00, please forward your gift receipt to Jeremy_Allen@kenan-flagler.unc.edu along with your brick inscription.
  • Click the “Next” button at the bottom right and complete the process.

  • Make check out to The Kenan-Flagler Business School Foundation and mail to:
    Jeremy Allen
    UNC Kenan-Flagler Business School
    CB 3440
    Chapel Hill, NC 27599-3400


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