Faculty at Wake Forest Commencement

Commencement Events

Undergraduate Commencement events will take place May 19-20, 2024.

Baccalaureate Service

Sunday, May 19, 11 a.m.
Wait Chapel

Faculty, in academic regalia, will line up at 10:30 a.m. in front of Zick’s for the processional.


Monday, May 20, 9 a.m.
Hearn Plaza

Faculty, in academic regalia, will meet at 8:30 a.m. in front of Reynolda Hall to line up for the processional. Faculty will form two lines—one line on each side of the Reynolda Hall stairs.

To ensure we have adequate reserved seats for you, please confirm your attendance no later than Monday, May 13th.


Academic regalia is required to participate in a diploma or hooding ceremony. If you require regalia, register before May 8th. Black academic gowns and mortarboards with tassels (no hoods or tams) are available for temporary use for any of the ceremonies. You may pick up regalia on Thursday, May 16th from 2-4 p.m. in the Green Room of Reynolda Hall. Upon completing the ceremony, please return all borrowed regalia to the Green Room of Reynolda Hall.

If you have questions, please contact Melanie York in University Events at x4848 or yorkml@wfu.edu.

Faculty Registration

Please complete the following form no later than May 13th.

Schedule of Events

A complete list of events and activities scheduled during the 2024 Commencement Weekend can be found on the Schedule of Events page.