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Weekend Schedule

Friday, May 16

9 a.m.-4 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.

9:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m.
Reynolda House Museum of American Art
Celebrate Commencement by revisiting the immersive art experience that launched our graduates’ freshman year. Frederic Church’s The Andes of Ecuador will be on view in the Reception Hall. Read about the Class of 2014 orientation in Wake Forest Magazine and relive the experience in photographs.

10 a.m.-4:30 p.m.
The Yup’ik Way of Life: An Alaskan People in Transition
Museum of Anthropology
Admission is free

10 a.m.-5 p.m.
Student Art Exhibition + Honors Exhibition
Scales Fine Arts Center, Hanes Art Gallery

Saturday, May 17

9 a.m.-4 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.

9:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m.
Reynolda House Museum of American Art
Celebrate Commencement by revisiting the immersive art experience that launched our graduates’ freshman year. Frederic Church’s The Andes of Ecuador will be on view in the Reception Hall. Read about the Class of 2014 orientation in Wake Forest Magazine and relive the experience in photographs.

10 a.m.-4:30 p.m.
The Yup’ik Way of Life: An Alaskan People in Transition
Museum of Anthropology
Admission is free

1-5 p.m.
Student Art Exhibition + Honors Exhibition
Scales Fine Arts Center, Hanes Art Gallery

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

3-4:30 p.m.
School of Business undergraduate programs reception
Farrell Hall, Founders Living Room

5 p.m.
School of Medicine
Doctor of Medicine Graduation Banquet
Benton Convention Center (by reservation)

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 Party
Farrell Hall, Founders Living Room

Sunday, May 18

8:30 a.m.
Graduation Mass
Benson University Center, Pugh Audiroium

11 a.m.
Baccalaureate Service
Wait Chapel
Reserve complimentary tickets in advance

Noon
Baccalaureate Picnic Buffet
Hearn Plaza
Purchase tickets in advance (Guests and graduates)

1-5 p.m.
Student Art Exhibition + Honors Exhibition
Scales Fine Arts Center, Hanes Art Gallery

1:30-4:30 p.m.
Reynolda House Museum of American Art
Celebrate Commencement by revisiting the immersive art experience that launched our graduates’ freshman year. Frederic Church’s The Andes of Ecuador will be on view in the Reception Hall. Read about the Class of 2014 orientation in Wake Forest Magazine and relive the experience in photographs.

1:45 p.m.
School of Law
Hooding Ceremony, Wait Chapel;
Reception to follow at 3 p.m., location to be determined

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 p.m.
Magnolia Scholars Reception
Porter Byrum Welcome Center

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

4 p.m.
R.O.T.C. Commissioning,
Farrell Hall, Broyhill Auditorium
;
followed by a reception, Farrell Hall Courtyard

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

4 p.m.
School of Medicine, Physician Assistant Studies Hooding and Awards Ceremony
Biotech Place, followed by a reception at 525@Vine

4:15 p.m.
School of Medicine, Doctor of Medicine Hooding Ceremony
Wait Chapel

7:30 p.m.
School of Business Graduate Programs Hooding Ceremony
Wait Chapel

Monday, May 19

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

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

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

After the awarding of the PhDs at approximately 10:30 a.m. during the graduation exercises, professional school graduates will be guided by marshals to the following locations:

School of Business graduate programs
Farrell Hall, Founders Living Room, for a reception and distribution of diplomas

Physician Assistant Studies
525@Vine for distribution of diplomas followed by a luncheon at noon at Forsyth Country Club (registration required for luncheon)

School of Divinity
Porter Byrum Welcome Center for a diploma ceremony

School of Law
Wait Chapel for a diploma ceremony followed by a reception in the Worrell Professional Center Courtyard

School of Medicine
Brendle Recital Hall in Scales Fine Arts Center for a diploma ceremony followed by a Doctor of Medicine Luncheon at noon at Forsyth Country Club (registration required for luncheon)

1-5 p.m.

Student Art Exhibition + Honors Exhibition
Scales Fine Arts Center, Hanes Art Gallery

Please contact Gena Hauser at 336.758.5821 or commencement@wfu.edu with any questions.