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Commencement

The Fall Class of 2019 graduates are teachers and nurses, scientists and more. They leave Cullowhee changed, with their dreams ahead of them and the knowledge that they, in turn, can change the world. For these graduates this isn't the end, it's only the beginning.

Commencement Livestream

We will celebrate the newest class of Western Carolina University graduates with two commencement ceremonies, one on Saturday, December 14, 2019 at 10am for candidates in the Colleges of Arts & Sciences, Education & Allied Professions and Fine & Performing Arts and 3pm for candidates in the Colleges of Business, Engineering & Technology and Health & Human Sciences. We invited the families, friends and loved ones of graduates to the Ramsey Regional Activity Center for the ceremonies. Those who were unable to join us can watch the livestream graduation ceremonies here

Closed captioning for the event can be accessed from the following link: CLOSED CAPTIONING

1664
Total graduates*
1279
Undergraduate students
342
Graduate students
43
Doctoral graduates
433
first-generation graduates
482
received scholarships

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