Ceremony Details

Baccalaureate Ceremony in Wait Chapel at 9:00 a.m. on Sunday, May 19. Tickets are complimentary with a limit of 2 tickets per graduate. The graduate does not need a ticket.  A ticket does not guarantee admittance inside Wait Chapel and guests should anticipate a line. Baccalaureate Brunch tickets should be purchased in advance.

  • Baccalaureate Brunch on Magnolia Patio from 10:00 a.m. to Noon on Sunday ($25 each for graduates and guests)

Commencement Ceremony on Hearn Plaza at 9:00 a.m. on Monday. Tickets are complimentary with a default of 8 tickets per graduate. The graduate does not need a ticket. Commencement Breakfast Buffet tickets should be purchased in advance.

Tickets are not mailed.* Undergraduates (BA and BS candidates) can pick up their 8 Commencement and meal tickets at the College Bookstore on Friday, May 17 or Saturday, May 18 between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m. Students need to bring their IDs with them to claim their tickets. Graduate and professional school students will receive ticket and regalia distribution schedules from their respective schools.

Staff and non-graduating students do not need tickets, but they must show a current Wake Forest ID to attend Monday’s graduation ceremonies.

Two parking passes will be included with each graduate’s ticket order

*Fulfillment of ticket requests are contingent upon successful completion of your courses this term, which is determined by the Office of the University Registrar. Should you fail to meet graduation or participation requirements, we will not be able to satisfy your ticket request.