Graduate Programs Graduation Check List

Check your Wingate email address often.

Apply for graduation - applications are also available in the Ballantyne Campus Office.

Make sure all graduation requirements (Grad. Ed. / MBA / MAC/ MASM) are met.

Turn in substitution forms (if necessary).

Submit official transcripts from other institutions (if necessary).

Pass all of your fall/spring classes!

Purchase your cap and gown through the bookstore (master's degrees) or online at Herff Jones (doctorates).

Attend the Graduation Fair!  The Graduation Fair for the Class of 2016 will be Tuesday, March 15 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on the Camden Promenade.  (If you cannot attend the Graduation Fair, visit the Herff Jones website for more information on ordering your announcements, cap and gown and other graduation items. Please also contact to verify the correct spelling of your name for your diploma and to update your contact information).

Complete Student Loan Exit Counseling (if you have a student loan) - either in the Financial Aid Office or go to by Nov. 15 (Dec. Grads) or April 15 (May Grads).

Mail your announcements to family and friends.

Clear all financial obligations with the Business Office prior to Monday, May 2nd.

AUGUST 2016 GRADS:  You must be registered and paid in full for your summer school classes prior to May 2nd if you plan to participate in Commencement.

Graduate Business (MBA and MAC)
Physician Assistant Studies
Herff Jones - Rings, Announcements, Frames, etc.


You are invited to attend Graduation Practice on Friday, May 15 at 10 a.m. – Academic Quadrangle (main campus).

Line up for Graduation on Saturday, May 16 at 8:00 a.m. between the Library and Wingate Baptist Church (main campus) wearing your cap and gown.  If you are a December graduate, you will receive your hood on the morning of Commencement.

Watch your mail for Commencement Proof from If It's Digital.

Order your Commencement Video/DVD. Contact Jeff Atkinson at for more information.