Congratulations Class of 2021!

Congratulations to the Class of 2021!

Way to go, Deacs! Our three-day celebration of your achievement has been as unique as your journey. We hope you take pride in the perseverance, commitment and resilience you showed to reach this milestone.

You did Mother So Dear proud.

Welcome to the Wake Forest alumni family.


Bask in the glory of Commencement Weekend

Relive your favorite Commencement Weekend moments or experience a highlight you might have missed.

Re-live Commencement Weekend

A Weekend to Remember!

Re-live the events and celebration that was 2021 Commencement in photos.

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2021 Commencement Ceremony

A Celebration Like No Other

Watch the highlights we put together from Commencement Weekend.

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2021 Commencement Ceremony at Truist Field

Undergraduate Commencement Ceremony

Wake Forest holds a Commencement celebration like no other in Truist Field.

Celebrate All Over Again

2021 Commencement Speakers

Words of Wisdom

Watch as our VIP guest speakers deliver inspiring messages to the Class of 2021.

Watch Guest Speakers

A message from Wake Forest President Nathan O. Hatch

A Message from the President

Wake Forest President Nathan O. Hatch addresses the Class of 2021.

Watch the Commencement Address

Diploma Ceremonies

Diploma Ceremonies

Undergraduates are individually recognized in four degree conferral ceremonies.

Watch the Diploma Ceremonies

Virtual Baccalaureate

Virtual Baccalaureate

The Class of 2021 is honored in a pre-recorded service in Wait Chapel.

Watch the Baccalaureate

Deacon Spirit

Deacon Spirit

Student groups perform for the Class of 2021 and guests at Truist Field.

Watch Student Performances

ROTC Commissioning

Officers, Officially

The ROTC Commissioning is a cherished highlight of Commencement.

Watch the ROTC Commissioning


Commencement Programs

Diploma Ceremonies:
One: PDF | Digital Book — Two: PDF | Digital Book
Three: PDF | Digital Book — Four: PDF | Digital Book

Honors & Awards Ceremony: PDF | Digital Book
School of Business Hooding: PDF | Digital Book
School of Divinity Hooding: PDF | Digital Book
Graduate School of Arts and Sciences Ceremony: PDF | Digital Book
School of Law Hooding: PDF | Digital Book


Cap hair, don’t care

It’s been a toss-your-hat-in-the-air kind of weekend! Share Insta-worthy moments from your Commencement Weekend celebration with #wfugrad.