Seniors - Class of 2024

  • SENIORS!  

    Walton Class of 2024


    Important Dates - Commencement Timeline:

    • Thursday, February 29: Deadline to request commencement tickets
    • Week of March 18: Graduation Contract sent to students by email
    • Wednesday, April 17: Senior Picnic, Yearbook, and Cap/Gown distribution
    • Friday, April 19: Deadline for completing the Graduation Contract
    • Monday, May 13: Final exams for periods 5, 6 & 7
    • Tuesday, May 14: Final exams for periods 3 & 4
    • Wednesday, May 15: Final exams for periods 1 & 2
    • Friday, May 17: Deadline for senior clearance (completing courses, paying outstanding fines)
    • Tuesday, May 21 and Wednesday, May 22: Commencement Practice at 12:45 PM in the Walton Gymnasium (students will receive tickets, final report cards, and any cords and stoles).
    • Friday, May 24: Commencement at 2:30 PM. Students should arrive at the Siegel Recreation Center by 1:00 PM.


    Commencement Information:

    • When: Friday, May 24, 2024, at 2:30 PM
    • Where: KSU Convocation Center - 590 Cobb Ave, Kennesaw, GA 30144



    Commencement Ticket Ordering Information:

    UPDATE - 3/14/2024:

    The system has finished allocating Commencement tickets based on the number of tickets requested. Please have your student log into the Student Portal ( to see how many tickets you were allocated for Commencement. 

    Guest tickets will be requested online by the graduate via the Student Portal. The graduates will request the number of tickets desired for their guests. However, the graduate is NOT guaranteed the number of tickets requested. Graduates and parents/guardians should discuss the number of tickets the graduate should request for the family. Graduates who do not submit a request will receive a maximum of 2 tickets. Please pay close attention to the ordering deadlines listed below as there will be no extension for ordering tickets.
    Each guest ticket for schools with a ceremony at Kennesaw State University will have a unique barcode and will be valid only for the ceremony, date, and time shown on the ticket. Lost or damaged tickets cannot be replaced. Once a ticket is scanned for entry to the venue, it is no longer valid and cannot be re-used for further entry or re-entry.

    Commencement Ticket Ordering Windows:

    December Graduates: 

        • November 28, 2023 – Student Portal opens for December graduates to request tickets
        • December 15, 2023 – Student Portal closes for December graduates to request tickets
    May Graduates:
        • January 16, 2024 – Student Portal opens for May graduates to request tickets
        • February 29, 2024 – Student Portal closes for May graduates to request tickets

    Commencement Ticket Ordering Directions:


    Cap and Gown Ordering Information:

    Commencement regalia, including caps, gowns, etc., can be ordered online at: Herff Jones – Your Graduation Source (  Ordered regalia will be distributed during the Senior Picnic, on Wednesday, April 17, 2024. 

    Walton High School / Homepage

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