Commencement FAQs

We know that you have questions in these uncertain times. We will continually update this page with answers to commonly asked questions so you can plan and prepare for commencement.

If you haven’t already please visit our undergraduate and graduate schools pages for the latest information on this year’s commencement.

April 30 Update

Virtual Conferring of Degrees

As you know, out of necessity, this year’s commencement will look different than our traditional commencement festivities. We will have two parts to our celebration of the Class of 2020.

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The undergraduate and graduate school commencement will take place outside on Hearn Plaza on October 31, 2020.

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COVID-19 Updates

For the latest updates on how Wake Forest is handling the COVID-19 pandemic, please refer to our official Coronavirus website.