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151st Commencement

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Click here to view the program for the 151st commencement Stream the Shepherd University Graduate Commencement. Stream the Undergraduate Commencement Ceremony.

Thursday, May 2, 2024

10 a.m.—Emeritus Club reception and luncheon for alumni graduating 50 or more years ago

Friday, May 3, 2024

3 p.m.—Pinning of teacher education candidates, Frank Art Center Theater
6 p.m.—School of Nursing convocation ceremony, Frank Arts Center Theater

Saturday, May 4, 2024

Undergraduates only:

Specific details regarding both ceremonies will be sent to the commencement ceremony participants’ Shepherd University email addresses. The email will come from

For information about the Shepherdstown area, including local accommodations, visit our local information webpage.

Please send any questions regarding graduating or participating in the Commencement ceremony to

Sign up for your photos ahead of time!

The Grad Team will once again provide photographs of this special occasion. You can pre-register and will receive a notification when the photographs are available.

Graphic with photo of graduates tossing their hats with link to photography company.