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Weekend Schedule

Friday, May 12

9 a.m.-5 p.m.
Ticket pickup for undergraduates (BA and BS)
College Bookstore
Graduate and professional school students will receive ticket and regalia distribution schedules from their respective schools.

 

Saturday, May 13

9 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Ticket pickup for undergraduates (BA and BS)
College Bookstore
Graduate and professional school students will receive ticket and regalia distribution schedules from their respective schools.

12 – 3 p.m.
“GradFest” (Doctor of Medicine MD Program School-Wide Festival)
Awards ceremony at 2 p.m.
Bailey Park (445 Patterson Ave., Winston-Salem, NC 27101)

3 p.m.
Graduate School of Arts and Sciences
Hooding and Awards Ceremony, Wait Chapel;
followed by a reception, Reynolda Hall, Green Room

6:00 p.m.
Graduation Mass
Benson University Center, Pugh Auditorium

7 p.m.
School of Divinity
Hooding Service, Wait Chapel; followed by a reception, Reynolda Hall, Green Room

8 p.m.
School of Business Graduate Programs Graduation Celebration
Farrell Hall, Founders Living Room

 

Sunday, May 14

9:00 a.m.
Baccalaureate Service
Wait Chapel
Reserve complimentary tickets in advance

10:00 a.m.
Baccalaureate Brunch
Magnolia Patio
Purchase tickets in advance (Guests and graduates)

10 – 11:30 a.m.
Physician Assistant Program Hooding and Awards Ceremony
Atrium, Biotech Place
followed by an outdoor lunch buffet from noon until 2 p.m., Biotech Place Patio

11:00 a.m.
School of Business Graduate Programs Hooding Ceremony
Wait Chapel

1:45 p.m.
School of Law
Hooding Ceremony, Wait Chapel;
Reception to follow at 4 p.m., Millennium Center in downtown Winston-Salem

2 p.m.
College Honors and Awards Ceremony
(Graduates being recognized will receive advance notice from the appropriate departments)
Scales Fine Arts Center, Brendle Recital Hall

3:15 p.m.
First in the Forest Pinning Ceremony
Porter Byrum Welcome Center, Kulynych Auditorium

Undergraduate Departmental Receptions begin Sunday at 3:30 p.m.

3:30-5 p.m.
School of Business undergraduate programs reception
Farrell Hall, Founders Living Room

3:45-5 p.m.
Reception for Alumni Families
Reynolda Hall, Green Room and Magnolia Patio

4:00 p.m.
R.O.T.C. Commissioning, followed by a reception

4:30 p.m.
School of Medicine
Hooding Ceremony, Wait Chapel

 

Monday, May 15

6:30-8:30 a.m.
Commencement Breakfast
Reynolda Hall Cafeteria
Purchase tickets in advance (Guests and graduates)

9:00 a.m.
Graduation Exercises begin
Hearn Plaza
Reserve complimentary tickets in advance

10:30 a.m.
Transmigration of Professional School Graduates

Professional school graduates will be guided by marshals to the following locations:

Physician Assistant Program
525@Vine for diploma distribution and regalia return (11 a.m. to 3 p.m.)

School of Business Graduate Programs
Farrell Hall, Founders Living Room, for a reception and distribution of diplomas

School of Divinity
Porter Byrum Welcome Center for a diploma ceremony

School of Law
Worrell Professional Center for distribution of diplomas and reception

School of Medicine
Benson University Center, Room 401, for a reception and distribution of diplomas

10:45 a.m.
Undergraduate Diploma Ceremony begins

For information on additional events, visit the University Events Calendar.

Please contact the Commencement Office at commencement@nullwfu.edu or 336.758.7059 with any questions.