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We are excited to recognize the academic achievement of the graduating class, honor the tradition and meaning of the ceremony, and involve students, families, and College faculty and administrators in a formal and festive event together!

Commencement Livestreams & Programs

The ceremonies will incorporate Roberts traditions including awarding degrees, reading of your name and crossing the stage, singing the Alma Mater and turning your tassel.  We look forward to honoring our Roberts Wesleyan College graduates on May 22nd!

Our commencement ceremonies will be streamed on YouTube and Facebook at the designated ceremony times.

(Videos will also be available after the event for viewing on the College’s YouTube and Facebook channels.)

For information regarding guests, testing, and commencement schedule, please visit the Commencement 2021 Information webpage here

Share Your Celebration 

As you celebrate your big day, we’ve put together digital fun to help you show your Redhawk pride!

Use the hashtag #Roberts2021 to share photos, messages and advice for graduates.

Congratulations from Senator Schumer

CONGRATULATIONS on your graduation and joining the RWC alumni family!

The Office of Career Development is proud of all of your accomplishments and looks forward to celebrating with you next month.  Would you please complete this important survey by May 10? Thank you!

Roberts Wesleyan College Graduation and Alumni Survey, Spring 2021

additional notes:

"Degree conferral date" – the date the College will note on your official transcript that you have been granted the degree for which you have completed all requirements.  The College confer degrees three times a year: on the last Saturday in May, August, and December.  Your degree will be conferred on the closest conferral date following the completion of all your degree requirements; for May, that date is May 29, 2021.   
Diploma mailing -- The College anticipates that diplomas will be mailed to graduates in August.

Questions about Commencement?  Please email  AcademicAffairs@roberts.edu.