Schedule of Events

Schedule of Events

Saturday, May 14th

Departmental Open Houses

View the Departmental Open Houses page for full schedule information.


Legacy Graduate Family Luncheon

11:30 a.m.—1:30 p.m. ET
North Dining Hall

Hosted by the Office of Alumni Engagement for WFU alumni to honor their students in the Class of 2022. An invitation to R.S.V.P. will be sent to alumni parents of ‘22 seniors. Email questions to harrellc@nullwfu.edu.


Graduate School of Arts & Sciences Hooding Ceremony

3 p.m. ET
Wait Chapel


Senior, So Dear

4-6 p.m. ET
Living Room, Reynolds Gym

The Office of Alumni Engagement would like to welcome you to the alumni family at our annual Senior, So Dear celebration. At Senior, So Dear, the Class of 2022 and their families will have the opportunity to hang out with friends, reminisce about your time at Wake Forest, and get a little taste of what it means to be an alumnus/a of this great university. We’ll have food, drink and music playing to kick-off Commencement weekend!


School of Divinity Hooding Ceremony

7 p.m. ET
Wait Chapel


Sunday, May 15th

Baccalaureate Ceremony

9 a.m. ET
Wait Chapel

Tickets are required for this event.


School of Medicine PA Program Hooding Ceremony

9 a.m. ET
Biotech Atrium


Baccalaureate Brunch

10 a.m.—Noon ET
Magnolia Patio, Reynolda Hall

Take in the beautiful view of majestic magnolia trees that line Manchester Plaza alongside other Wake Forest families, as you enjoy a delicious brunch and toast your graduate!

Gluten free and vegetarian options available. 

Tickets are $30 each for graduates and guests, and can be ordered during ticket registration. Meal tickets are non-refundable.


School of Business Hooding Ceremony

11 a.m. ET
Wait Chapel


School of Law Hooding Ceremony

1:30 p.m. ET
Wait Chapel


Honor and Awards Ceremony

2-3:30 p.m. ET
Scales Fine Arts Center, Brendle Hall


School of Medicine Hooding Ceremony

4 p.m. ET
Wait Chapel


Student Athlete Graduation Reception

4:30-6 p.m. ET
Haddock House


Departmental Open Houses

View the Departmental Open Houses page for full schedule information.


Monday, May 16th

Commencement Breakfast in the Pit

6:30-8:30 a.m. ET
Reynolda Hall Cafeteria

Join us for one last breakfast in the Pit! Families will gather together for a sumptuous breakfast buffet in Reynolda Hall Cafeteria, better known as “The Pit.” Gluten free and vegetarian options available. 

Tickets are $23 each for graduates and guests, and can be ordered during ticket registration. Meal tickets are non-refundable.


Commencement Ceremony

9 a.m. ET
Hearn Plaza

Tickets are required for this event.


Note: Additional events may be added to the above schedule this spring. Please check back often for any new additions or changes.