Wingate University Commencement: It’s a time for celebrations and new beginnings for our graduates!

a male African-American college graduate holding his diploma

Each spring, the campus blooms with excitement as May approaches. Yes, our campus is always beautiful and bursts with new life in spring, but spring is also the time for Wingate University Commencement. It’s an opportunity to reflect on accomplishments and look ahead to exciting challenges with anticipation.

If you’re graduating, we invite you, your family and friends to take part in this milestone celebration.

Spring Commencement 2017

Wingate University Spring Commencement 2017 will take place on Saturday, May 20th , 2017 at 9 a.m. It is held outdoors on the Academic Quadrangle. If heavy rain, thunder or other adverse weather occurs, commencement will be held indoors in Cuddy Arena.

Seating and Parking

Tickets are not required. Seating is first-come, first-serve. Reserved seating for faculty, administrators, trustees, graduating students and special needs guests is marked with gold ribbons. Parking for commencement is available along the streets and in all campus parking lots.

Meeting Special Needs

We do not designate one area for special needs because all seating in the Academic Quadrangle is accessible. The graduation ceremony seats are folding chairs and are easily moved for different seating needs. Shade is limited, so plan to arrive early to obtain seats in the shaded areas. A live video feed is available in Austin Auditorium for overflow guests who prefer to sit indoors.

For More Information

The following resources have additional information you may find of use:

If you need additional details about Wingate University Commencement, please contact the Registrar’s Office.