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Winter 2015 Commencement

Commemorate the day

Please encourage your guests to arrive early and provide them with the following: directions to Roberts Wesleyan College, campus map, and area hotel information, using the online Visitor Information  section.  You might also suggest a location where your guests can meet you following the ceremony. 


Professional Photographer at the Ceremony

A professional photographer will take a photo of you and President Porterfield as you receive your diploma cover during the ceremony. A photographer will take a second photo of you after you cross the platform. A flyer will be available at the cap and gown pick-up location to provide purchase instructions for these photographs.

DVD Information

DVDs of the ceremony are available for purchase and must be ordered via the Online Order Form at the same time that ceremony tickets are ordered. The cost is $10.00 each if you pick up; $15.00 each if the College mails. All orders must be submitted by the Thursday, December 4, 2014 deadline. Your pre-ordered DVDs will be available for pickup in the Office of Student Life, or will be mailed in mid-January.

Flower Sale for Missions Trip

Flowers will be available for purchase at Winter Commencement (cash or check only).  A table will be located inside the Howard Stowe Roberts Cultural Life Center from 9:00-10:00 a.m. and immediately following the ceremony. Flowers will be sold by the 1/2 dozen for $20.00. All proceeds will support the Habitat for Humanity Team.


Hours of Operation Saturday, December 14: 

RWC Bookstore: 9 a.m. - 2 p.m. 
[located in the Voller Athletic Center, near upper level entrance]
For one last opportunity to purchase Roberts mementos for your student graduate!

The Bookstore will also staff tables in the C.L.C. with limited merchandise available before and after the ceremony.

B.T. Roberts Memorial Hall: 9 a.m. - 1 p.m. (tentative)
Gallery open for visitors

Davison Art Gallery: 9 a.m. - 5 p.m.
[located in the Howard Stowe Roberts Cultural Life Center, lower level]