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Commencement Information

NC State University Commencement

University Commencement will be held Saturday, May 4, 2024 in PNC Arena.

Wilson College of Textiles Ceremonies

Ph.D.s

  • Friday, May 3, 2024 at 3:30 p.m. in Textiles Complex Convocation Center
  • There is no limit on guests and tickets are not required
  • Watch the live-stream at  http://go.ncsu.edu/phd_livestream

Masters and Undergraduates

  • Friday, May 3, 2024 at 11 a.m. in Reynolds Coliseum
  • There is no limit on guests and tickets are not required
  • STUDENT DETAILS
    • Please arrive dressed in regalia no later than 10:30 a.m. and enter Reynolds through the EAST DOORS on the side of the building facing the coliseum parking deck. Graduates will be directed to the East Lobby where they will line up alphabetically (by program) and prepare for the processional to the floor.
    • There is no area to secure bags during the ceremony, so please plan accordingly.
    • During the ceremony, each graduate will be called to walk across the stage to receive a facsimile diploma. Real diplomas will be mailed in late May to the Home Address listed in MyPack Portal.
    • Professional photographs will be taken of each graduate as they walk across the stage, the photographer will contact each graduate soon after the ceremony with proofs.
    • We anticipate that the ceremony will last about 1.5 hours.
    • There will be a light reception on Stafford Commons following the ceremony.
    • Graduating students can purchase regalia (cap and gown) through Wolfpack Outfitters.
  • GUEST DETAILS
    • Guest tickets are not required. The doors to Reynolds Coliseum will open at 10:30 a.m. Please enter Reynolds through the North Doors at the front of the building.
    • All guest seats are on the second floor. Wheelchair and accessible seating are available on the concourse at the top of section E on the south end of Reynolds Coliseum. Event staff will be available to direct guests to these locations. No wheelchairs are on-site for guests.
    • No balloons, wrapped presents, or confetti are allowed inside Reynolds.
    • Sealed drinks are allowed inside Reynolds.
    • We anticipate that the ceremony will last about 1.5 hours.
    • There will be a light reception on Stafford Commons following the ceremony.

Graduation Guide for Undergraduates

  1. Please check your Degree Audit in MyPack Portal to make sure that you’ve completed or are enrolled in your final requirements for your degree and you do not have any Red X’s in your degree audit.
  2. Consider using any applicable grade exclusions before you submit your application and discuss these with your advisor. Once a grade exclusion is posted, it cannot be removed or changed to another course at a later date.
  3. Apply to graduate before the February 5 deadline.
  4. Confirm your privacy settings listed in MyPack Portal and confirm your home address, this is the address to which your diploma will be mailed.

Previous Commencement Ceremonies

Fall 2023

Spring 2023

Fall 2022

Spring 2022

Fall 2021