Professional Photography & Video


A photographer with Photo Specialties will photograph individual graduates during the following ceremonies:

  • The Graduate School of Arts and Sciences Hooding and Awards Ceremony (Wait Chapel, Saturday, May 16)
  • The School of Law Hooding Ceremony (Wait Chapel, Sunday, May 17)
  • The Graduate School of Business Hooding Ceremony (Wait Chapel, Sunday, May 17)
  • Wake Forest University Commencement (Hearn Plaza, Monday, May 18)

Graduates receiving BA and BS degrees will be photographed on stage at the Undergraduate Diploma Ceremony.

Graduates from the School of Divinity, Medical School, and Physician Assistant Program should contact their schools for information regarding the professional photographer for their ceremonies.

Photo Specialties will send free color proofs and order instructions to each graduate’s email and permanent mailing address. If graduates do not receive this link or need additional information about ordering photos, they should contact Photo Specialties at or 919-967-9576. Photo packages are available for purchase beginning at $9 for a 5×7″ photograph.


A videographer with Epic Video will record the graduation exercises on Monday, May 18, on Hearn Plaza. Orders made via the online registration form will be shipped by June 15. After commencement, the two-disc DVD set can be purchased directly through Epic Video at or 336.924.8778. The cost is $55 per set.