Congratulations on nearing your graduation! Please review the following appropriate checklist and forms for your graduation requirements and deadlines.

Application for Candidacy & Statement of Intent

Thesis/Dissertation Information

Graduation Checklists

Other Links and Forms

Hooding & Commencement Ceremony

  • This is the primary celebration and recognition for our graduates!
  • Saturday, May 18, 2024 at 4:00 pm in Wait Chapel
  • Reception following in Reynolda Hall Green Room
  • Tickets and parking passes are not required for this event
  • Regalia must be ordered by March 22nd for all ceremony participants (See Graduation Checklists above)

Family and Guests

  • Please limit 6 guests per graduate
  • Please limit the number of items you bring; as part of Wake Forest’s security measures, a clear bag policy is in effect.
  • Restrooms will be available in Wait Chapel. Executive portable restrooms will also be available.
  • Parking: Lot Q is available for our guests. Parking map can be found here. Please allow time to find parking.

If you have any questions, please contact:

Brittany Tatman

Assistant Registrar
118A Reynolda Village
Phone: 336.758.6145
Fax: 336.758.4230

Visiting for Graduation? We’re located in Winston-Salem, North Carolina, in the beautiful foothills of the Blue Ridge Mountains. Learn more about your upcoming trip»

Kimberly Jones
2024 Hooding Speaker