Graduation Guide For Students & Families

Wittenberg University celebrates its graduates and their tremendous academic achievement each year with Commencement Exercises. Our 2024 Commencement is scheduled to take place at 11:30 a.m. Saturday, May 11.

Wittenberg University is looking forward to celebrating the Class of 2024 in our traditional location of Commencement Hollow at 11:30 a.m. Saturday, May 11. In the event of inclement weather, Commencement Exercises will take place in Pam Evans Smith Arena, located in the Health, Wellness & Athletics (HWA) Complex.

Cap/Gowns: Wittenberg will host a Countdown to Commencement Grad Fair on Thursday, February 15, from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. in the Geil Lounge on the lower level of the Benham-Pence Student Center. During this event, graduates will have the opportunity to place orders for caps and gowns, announcements, diploma frames, and other Commencement-related items.

  • The deadline for online ordering of caps and gowns for the 2024 Commencement Exercises is Monday, April 8. For assistance, please contact the bookstore at or Sierra Moore, assistant bookstore manager at Wittenberg, at
  • Place your Online order

Photography: Each year, the University partners with GradImages, a leader in Commencement photography, to take photos for purchase of graduates receiving their diplomas. Visit to view and purchase custom photo products like prints, plaques, specialty gifts, and more. For questions or concerns, contact the GradImages Customer Service Department at (800) 261-2576 or by email at

If you have questions, contact Brandee Bates Kern, Director of Donor Experience and Stewardship in the Office of University Advancement, at or (937) 327-6405.

Class of 2023 Commencement Exercises

Due to inclement weather, Wittenberg University celebrated the Class of 2023 in Pam Evans Smith Arena in the Health, Wellness & Athletics (HWA) Complex on Saturday, May 13.

Wittenberg University Commencement 2023

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