December Ceremony

December 19, 2014 @ 1:30 p.m., WVU Coliseum

All August and December graduates are invited to participate in December Commencement. Please register to walk by submitting the December Commencement Ceremony Registration form by December 12, 2014.

Check the WVU Academic Calendar for future dates.

Important Information

  • On December 19th, graduates must report to the Coliseum’s 2nd level Red Gate by 12:30 p.m. to check-in and receive instructions for line-up. The processional begins at 1:30 p.m.
  • Graduates are required to wear caps and gowns. Regalia is available for purchase online from Herff Jones or in person from the WVU Bookstore.
  • Doctoral candidates will be hooded onstage by a faculty member of their choice or a WVU administrator. Master’s candidates will not be hooded on stage and should wear their hoods to the ceremony.
  • Tickets are NOT required and there are no restrictions on the number of guests a graduate may bring. The ceremony will last approximately two hours.
  • WVU has contracted with GradImages to provide quality graduation photos of each student. Proofs will be emailed to the student within 24 hours of the ceremony.

Participation in commencement does not guarantee the completion of a WVU degree.