Commencement 2024

May 4th, 2024 at 6pm


Carolina University's 2024 Commencement ceremony will be held Saturday, May 4th, 2024 at 6:00 PM ET at the Embassy Suites - Gallery Ballroom (Part of the Benton Convention Center) located at 460 N Cherry Street Winston Salem, NC. 



We recommend parking in the Cherry St. and Marshall St. Parking Deck as it has the shortest walk to the venue entrance. To navigate straight to the Cherry St and Marshall St Parking Deck, use the following address:

460 N Cherry Street Winston Salem NC 27101


Tickets will be distributed in early April. More information on this process will be sent directly to graduates.

Children aged 2 years and under do not need a ticket if they will be seated on an adult's lap or in a carrier/stroller.

Graduate Preparation: 

  • Graduates must arrive by 4:30 PM.
  • Honor cords will be distributed during the lineup before the ceremony. 
  • Graduates are responsible for ordering their regalia through Herff Jones. We recommend ordering by April 9th to avoid expedited shipping costs.


This page will be updated as more information becomes available.