Commencement 2014

Weekend Schedule of Events

The 2014 Weekend Guide is now available.

Class of 2014 Alumni Welcome Reception hosted by the Elon Law Alumni Association

Thursday, May 22nd (for alumni and graduates)

Natty Greene's
345 S Elm St.
Greensboro, NC 27401
6-7:30 pm

Dean’s Reception

Friday, May 23, 2014 - 4:30 - 6:30 p.m.

Graduating students and their families will be honored at a special reception by Dean George R. Johnson, Jr., along with the faculty and staff of Elon University School of Law. The event will be held at Elon University School of Law, 201 North Greene Street in Greensboro.

Hooding Ceremony

Saturday, May 24, 2014 5:00 p.m.

Commencement exercises for the Class of 2014 will take place on the main campus of Elon University.  Graduates must be in Jordan Gym no later than 4:00 pm.  Tickets are not required, and family and friends should be seated no later than 4:45 pm.  The Commencement processional will begin the formal ceremony promptly at 5:00 pm.

Directions to the main campus are available online, with the weekend guide providing specific ceremony information.  If there are accomodation needs, please email

Reception for Graduates
Saturday, May 24, 2014 (following the ceremony)

There will be a reception immediately following the graduation ceremonies on the University campus near the Fonville Fountain. Guests are invited to follow the recessional at the end of the ceremony to the reception location.

Live Streaming Video Online

Elon will provide live streaming video coverage the Elon University School of Law Commencement. Click here for the web page where that live video will be available for viewing. A broadband connection is required to view the video. The camera will start rolling shortly before the ceremonies. The player will not work at other times. If you are experiencing difficulties please contact the Technology Help Desk at 336-278-5200.

Additionally, Commencement exercises will be broadcast via closed-circuit television at McEwen Communication Building (Room 108).

Inclement Weather Plan

Elon Law will make every attempt to hold Commencement exercises "Under the Oaks".  If the weather forecast for Saturday evening predicts rain, the Commencement exercises will be moved to Alumni Gym in Koury Athletic Center.