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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.

10 – 11:30 a.m.
Physician Assistant Program Hooding and Awards Ceremony
Atrium, Biotech Place
followed by brunch reception from noon until 2 p.m., Bailey Park

12 – 3 p.m.
“GradFest” (Doctor of Medicine MD Program School-Wide Festival)
Awards ceremony at 2 p.m.
Deacon Tailgate Town (400 Baity Street, Winston-Salem, NC 27105)

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)

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

1:30 p.m.
School of Law
Hooding Ceremony, Wait Chapel;
Reception to follow at 3 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
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:

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

Physician Assistant Studies
525@Vine for diploma distribution and regalia return

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
Benson University Center, Room 401, for an informal reception and distribution of diplomas

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.