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Winston-Salem State University Commencement Ceremony

Friday, May 10, 2019
8:45 a.m.
Lawrence Joel Veterans Memorial Coliseum
2825 University Parkway

Winston-Salem, North Carolina

Countdown to Commencement

There are no guest limits or ticket requirements for the ceremony. The graduation ceremony will begin promptly at 8:45 a.m. and it is expected to last approximately two hours.

We anticipate there could be as many as 950 undergraduate and graduate students participating in the 2019 Commencement Ceremony, including those who completed their requirements in August and December 2018, as well as students who applied for May 2019 graduation. The ceremony will be streamed live.

The Commencement Ceremony will be held at the Lawrence Joel Veterans Memorial Coliseum.As in previous years, we ask that students RSVP to help us determine the number of graduates to expect for Commencement. 


• Stay up-to-date with Commencement news and events on Facebook and Twitter (#WSSUGRAD, #WSSU19)

• Email with any questions. Please be sure to include your banner ID
  on the subject line of all Commencement-related correspondence.

Dr. Simon G. Atkins
Getting Prepared
Participants 2017
Commencement 2017
Dr. Elwood Robinson
Be sure to include your Banner ID on all Commencement-related correspondence.