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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. 

EVENT Details

WV State University Fall 2023 Commencement Ceremony
Saturday, December 9th, 2023
Time10:00 A.M.
Location: D. Stephen & Diane H. Walker Convocation Center


There will be NO rehearsal the evening prior,  you will be given specific directions and details the morning of and therefore must arrive on time, (see times below.)

**Students are expected to arrive 1 hour AND 15 minutes PRIOR to the start of the ceremony. 
Student Arrival Time:  8:45 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.

**Some boxes may not appear as we await announcements and official information. Please check back 


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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