Commencement Ceremonies May 11, 2019
Voller  Athletic Center Arena


Keynote Address for both ceremonies:
Mr. Mauricio F. Riveros
President LECESSE Construction
Board of Trustees, Roberts Wesleyan College

10:30 a.m. Ceremony-A.G.E.: Master's Degree & Bachelor's Degree (evening & online programs)

Class Speaker:
Deborah Ann Pietrzykowski
M.S., Strategic Leadership, Cohort 87

Scripture Reader: Melinda Phillips
B.S., Pathway to Teaching, Cohort 13

2:30 p.m. Ceremony-
Traditional Undergraduate: Bachelor's Degree & B.E.L.L. Certificate

Class Speaker:
Senior Class Council President, 
Zachary Sortore
B.S., Nursing

Scripture Reader: Taylor Plourde 
B.A., Communication

All student graduates are expected to participate in the Commencement Ceremony.
If extenuating circumstances prevent your participation, it is important that you submit an email with a request to graduate in absentia to Dr. David Basinger, Chief Academic Officer, at


Order up to 10 guest tickets, by May 3. Click button above for information & to place your order.

You may purchase formal announcements, if desired, via Signature Announcements.

Click link above for details.
Pick-up May 8-10.

Commencement should be a time of remembrance and celebration! Please use menu at left & information on these pages to answer your questions & make your graduation day more enjoyable.

*Student Graduates - Important Notes*

Do you need a special accommodation due to mobility restrictions or need a Sign Language Interpreter? Please contact Office of Registration at 585.594.6596 or

Your academic department/program may host a special event the weekend of Commencement.  For a full listing, please click on the appropriate Event Schedule link on the menu to the left. You may need to RSVP.

On May 11, please plan to arrive at your designated line-up location
45 minutes before your ceremony is scheduled to begin.