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Photography & Video


A photographer with Photo Specialties will take photos of individual graduates during the following ceremonies:

  • The Graduate School of Arts and Sciences Hooding and Awards Ceremony (Wait Chapel, Saturday, May 16)
  • The School of Law Hooding Ceremony (Wait Chapel, Sunday, May 17)
  • The Graduate School of Business Hooding Ceremony (Wait Chapel, Sunday, May 17)
  • Wake Forest University Commencement (Hearn Plaza, Monday, May 18)

Graduates receiving BA and BS degrees will be photographed on stage at Commencement.

Graduates from the School of Divinity, Medical School and Physician Assistant Studies should contact their schools for information regarding the professional photographer hired for their ceremonies.

Photo Specialties will send free color proofs and ordering instructions to each graduate’s email and permanent mailing address. If graduates do not receive this link or need additional information about ordering photos, they should contact Photo Specialties at or 919-967-9576. Photo packages are available for purchase beginning at $7 for a 5×7″ photograph.



A videographer with Epic Video will record the graduation exercises on Monday, May 18, on Hearn Plaza.  The DVD set ($50) is a purchase option on the commencement ticket registration form. After online registration closes, the two-disc DVD set of the ceremony can be purchased directly through Epic Video at or 336.924.8778.