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Ceremony Information 

We believe each of our WVSU students are special and as such deserve a celebration to honor the hard work and commitment it takes to complete the degree journey.
We are honored you have chosen WVSU and look forward to celebrating this monumental moment with you, friends, and family. 

STudent Rehearsal 

–Optional Student rehearsal the evening before will provide a brief review & walk through of the procession.

  • Students will meet in the Upstairs gym,  together we walk down to the seating area, then across the stage, and back to the seats.
  • Guest tickets will also be available for late pickup.
  • Students not attending will also receive procession instructions the morning of.  

Friday, May 10, 2022 at 5:30pm

D. Stephen & Diane H. Walker Convocation Center

EVENT Details

WV State University Spring 2024 Commencement Ceremony
Saturday, May 11th, 2024
Time10:00 A.M.
Location: D. Stephen & Diane H. Walker Convocation Center


**Students are expected to arrive 1 hour AND 30 minutes PRIOR to the start of the ceremony. 
Student Arrival Time:  8:30 A.M.
Students will report to Mark Cardwell Court (Fleming upstairs gym)

Please see Ceremony Instructions under Rules & Policies box below. 

**Correct Name Pronunciation

Each candidate’s name is read prior to walking on stage.
If you have any concerns with the pronunciation of your name,
Please contact the Office of the Registrar Monday- Friday 8:30 a.m. and 5:00 p.m. to clarify the proper pronunciation.
University Registrar, Roy Simmons at 304-766-3015
Main Office 304-766-4146

***Be sure to click the boxes below for more information, all students will be expected to adhere to the prescribed rules and policies as outlined in the box below.

**Optional Graduation Announcements through Jostens can be purchased using the link on the Regalia page (box link below)


The Ceremony will be live streamed and available for viewers unable to attend. 
The link will be available on the University main web page as well as Social Media.

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