Class of 2018 encouraged to ‘Choose to Lead’

Commencement 2018

A crowd of almost 13,000 gathered on Hearn Plaza to celebrate the accomplishments of Wake Forest University’s Class of 2018 on Monday, May 21. Nearly 1,900 graduates received their diplomas, flipped their tassels and began the next chapter of their lives as alumni. More »

Hatch Addresses Graduates

In remarks titled “Both … And,” Wake Forest President Nathan O. Hatch emphasized “the pressing need for all of us to understand the other side” in a society that is more divided and polarized than ever. More »

Commencement Photos | VideosFull text of Carla Harris’ address

Meet the Class of 2018

On Commencement, our graduates reflect upon their time in the Forest, browse the collection »


Download Commencement programs PDF