West Chester Hosts Winter Commencements This Weekend


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There are 1,167 students poised to begin the next chapters of their lives following graduation from West Chester University at five separate winter commencement exercises being held Friday and Saturday, Dec. 15 and 16.

Four ceremonies organized by college will accommodate the 894 undergraduate students eligible to graduate at the university’s undergraduate commencement ceremonies in Hollinger Fieldhouse on North Campus. The number of graduates includes 21 students who completed their coursework at the Philadelphia campus this summer or this fall.

In addition, 273 graduate-level students from all of the university’s colleges and sites will receive their degrees together at a 9 AM ceremony on Saturday, Dec. 16, in Hollinger. This number includes 4 students who completed their coursework at the Philadelphia campus this summer or this fall.

The full schedule is available at this link and below:


  • 6 PM        College of Business and Public Management (undergraduates)


  • 9 AM        Graduate School (all Colleges)
  • 12 PM      College of the Sciences and Mathematics; University College (undergraduates)
  • 3 PM        College of Education and Social Work; College of Arts and Humanities; Wells School of Music (undergraduates)
  • 6 PM        College of Health Sciences (undergraduates)

See related press release included in this email for information on the four recipients of the President’s Medallions, which recognize those whose impact on WCU has had a lasting impression.

Tickets are required for all ceremonies. A live stream link is available for those without tickets in Science Center Link, Room 151, and for anyone to watch online. Recordings will be available here.

Graduating students and their guests are strongly encouraged to park in the garages on New and Sharpless streets, which will be free during the weekend ceremonies.

Visit the Commencement website for additional details.

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