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Weekend Schedule

Times and locations are tentative for 2015

Friday, May 15

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.

10 a.m.-4:30 p.m.
Exhibit: Understanding Our Past – Shaping Our Future
Exhibit: At Home on the Plains
Museum of Anthropology
Admission is free

Saturday, 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.

10 a.m.-4:30 p.m.
Exhibit: Understanding Our Past – Shaping Our Future
Exhibit: At Home on the Plains
Museum of Anthropology
Admission is free

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

3-7  p.m.
Doctor of Medicine School-Wide Picnic
Miller Park (400 Leisure Lane, Winston Salem, 27103); Rain location: Miller Park shelters and gym

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 17

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

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)

1:45 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

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

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

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

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

4:15 p.m.
School of Medicine
Hooding Ceremony, Wait Chapel;
Reception to follow, The Barn

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

Monday, May 18

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
Biotech Place for a diploma and awards ceremony beginning at 11:30 am followed by a luncheon at noon at Forsyth Country Club (registration required for luncheon). Diploma distribution and regalia return will take place 2:30 – 5 pm at 525@Vine.

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

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