Update on Commencement and COVID-19 protocols

Bottom Line, Up Front: Masks and social distancing requirements remain in effect for all indoor Commencement activities. At the outdoor undergraduate celebration at Truist Field, masks will be encouraged but optional. Social distancing requirements remain.   Dear Class of 2021, We received yesterday’s updated guidance […]

2021 Commencement and Baccalaureate Speakers

Dear Seniors, Congratulations! In less than two weeks, you will receive your college degrees. The entire Wake Forest community is proud of all you have accomplished, especially in these challenging times. Given how unprecedented this past year has been, we felt it only fitting to […]

Update on 2020 Commencement

Dear Class of 2020, We were grateful to hear from so many of you in response to our request for feedback on how to celebrate your collective accomplishments. We heard clearly that the majority of you would prefer to return in the fall, potentially during […]

Updates regarding 2021 Commencement

Bottom Line Up Front: All undergraduate Commencement activities will take place on Sunday, May 16. Ticketing for all ceremonies and celebrations is expected to be available on the Commencement website beginning April 15. Important questions about the likelihood of revisiting decisions about Commencement on […]

We’re Getting Closer to Conferring Your Degree!

This message was sent on May 13. Dear Members of the Class of 2020, parents and families, There are just a few more days before we celebrate the conferring of your Wake Forest degrees! We’re excited and hope you are looking forward to it too. […]

Getting ready to celebrate the class of 2020

This message was sent on May 8, 2020. Dear Members of the Class of 2020, parents and families, Congratulations! After years of hard work, you are graduating with your Wake Forest degree. We are proud of you and your accomplishments, and we won’t let these […]

Class of 2020 Undergraduate Commencement

This message was sent to undergraduate seniors approved to graduate on March 30. Dear Wake Forest Undergraduate Class of 2020, Every year, I look forward to shaking graduates’ hands as they walk across the stage on Hearn Plaza and make the transition from students to […]