Commencement Parent Resources

Commencement Checklist

Early Spring:

  • Make hotel reservations as soon as possible: Local Accommodations
  • Wittenberg will host a Countdown to Commencement event on Monday, March 21, 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, diplomas frames, and other Commencement-related items.
  • The deadline for online ordering of caps and gowns for the 2022 Commencement Exercises will be April 11. For assistance, contact Amy Garner at or place your online order here.
  • Order flowers for your graduate.

Friday, May 13

Commencement Day, Saturday, May 14

  • Listen for the Myers Hall Bell at 8:30 a.m. and 10 a.m. if the ceremony is to be held outdoors.
  • Pick up your flower orders in the Benham-Pence Student Center lobby.
  • Tickets will be required for an indoor ceremony. Please be sure to get your tickets from your graduate prior to the day of Commencement.
  • Access to the Hollow or Arena will be restricted until 9 a.m. All guests must be seated by 10:30 a.m.
  • Meet your graduate at the post-Commencement reception on Alumni Way.

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