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WVU releases May 2022 Commencement Ceremony information

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West Virginia University’s May 2022 graduates will be honored during Commencement weekend, May 13-15. 

Graduates planning to participate in commencement exercises must register with their school or college during the Spring 2022 semester. 

Students and parents are encouraged to check the graduation website often in the months and weeks leading up to commencement weekend where information will be added as more details are confirmed. 

Friday, May 13:

Reed College of Media, 9 a.m., Coliseum

College of Law, 9:30 a.m., Creative Arts Center

College of Physical Activity and Sport Sciences, noon, Coliseum

College of Creative Arts, 12:30 p.m., Creative Arts Center

Davis College of Agriculture, Natural Resources, and Design, 3 p.m., Coliseum

School of Public Health, 4 p.m., Creative Arts Center

School of Medicine MD, Ph.D., Masters (Biomedical Sciences, Health Sciences and Clinical & Translational Science), 7 p.m., Creative Arts Center

Saturday, May 14:

College of Education and Human Services, 9 a.m., Coliseum

School of Dentistry, 9:30 a.m., Creative Arts Center

John Chambers College of Business and Economics, noon, Coliseum

School of Pharmacy, 12:30 p.m., Creative Arts Center

School of Nursing, 3:30 p.m., Creative Arts Center

Benjamin M. Statler College of Engineering and Mineral Resources, 4 p.m., Coliseum

Sunday, May 15:

Eberly College of Arts and Sciences – Graduate, 9 a.m., Coliseum

Eberly College of Arts and Sciences – Undergraduate, noon, Coliseum

School of Medicine Professionals, 3:30 p.m., Coliseum

WVU Potomac State College will hold its commencement exercises on Saturday, May 7.

WVU Institute of Technology will also graduate its students on Saturday, May 7.

The University reminds graduates that participation in commencement exercises does not guarantee the completion of a WVU degree. Questions regarding eligibility to participate should be directed to the student’s school or college. Diplomas will be mailed after all grades are finalized and certified by WVU’s Office of the University Registrar.

If you have questions about the ceremonies, contact the Office of University Events at or 304-293-7132. Updates will be available as they are confirmed at and on the WVU Graduation Facebook page.