Frequently asked questions
Here are some of the common questions about KAUST commencement 2020

Regalia photos will be sent to students in January 2021, by the Alumni Office.

You can reach us via email: Commencement@kaust.edu.sa

Yes, as the Pre-commencement and Commencement events are virtual this year, all guests can watch the celebrations online as well.

As such, you can share the link to the Commencement website with family and friends.

The ceremony is open to everyone.

While this year’s commencement will be held virtually, we certainly recognize the importance of being able celebrate together, physically, with family and friends. As such, it is our hope to offer a future opportunity for you and your family to return to KAUST to celebrate.

Due to the impact of COVID-19, this year, KAUST will be hosting its first ever virtual Commencement event on December 18.

It will consist of both a formal virtual Commencement ceremony and a Pre-commencement show on December 17, 2020.

Both virtual events will consist of various produced elements intended to maintain the traditional structure of our Commencement ceremony, as well as to offer a platform to highlight the class of 2020.

Students will have the opportunity to submit content, be photographed, and solicit messages from family and friends as part of the virtual celebrations this year.

Yes, a virtual Commencement will be held on December 18, 2020. There will also be a virtual Pre-commencement event on December 17, 2020.

Both of these events will be broadcast from the Commencement website and will feature the achievements of the class of 2020.

Students are encouraged to invite their families to join them online to watch the ceremonies together.

Registration is not required. The films can be viewed from your location, anywhere in the world.

Still need help?

For any other questions, please write us at commencement@kaust.edu.sa