Elon University’s Commencement Ceremonies

The date for the 132nd Commencement Exercises is Friday, May 20, 2022. Two ceremonies for the Undergraduate Class of 2022 will take place in Schar Center (542 N. Williamson Ave., Elon, N.C.).

  • 9 a.m. — Diploma ceremony for the Martha and Spencer Love School of Business and School of Communications
  • 2 p.m. — Diploma ceremony for the Dr. Jo Watts Williams School of Education and Elon College, The College of Arts and Sciences

The number of tickets available for guests will be determined when the list of candidates is confirmed in early 2022. Further information including the schedule of events, Commencement and Baccalaureate speakers and more will be available at this web address. Baccalaureate will be held on Thursday afternoon, May 19 in Alumni Gym.

Class of 2022 Grad Fair

Grad Fair is scheduled for Tuesday, March 7 and Wednesday, March 8 at Barnes & Noble Bookstore (130 N. Williamson Ave.), where undergraduate candidates will receive their maroon bachelor’s robe. Representatives will be on hand with commencement merchandise and to assist with special orders. Phi Psi Cli, the Elon yearbook, will take portrait photos of candidates for the 2022 yearbook edition at Grad Fair.


2021 Ceremonies

View program information and recordings of the 2020 Commencement and Virtual Degree Conferral ceremonies in our Past Ceremonies Archive.

Latest Commencement News & Updates

Visit our news archive for coverage of Commencement events from previous years.