Commencement & Recent Graduate Info

We're pleased to announce our graduates!

Students earned associate’s, bachelor’s, master’s, and doctoral degrees from a variety of university programs. The University salutes these students and congratulates them for their significant achievements in higher education.

Fall 2023 Graduation

Friday, December 15, 2023

TimeEvent TypeLocation
9:00 AMUniversity Commencement (Graduation) CeremonyLYCC
11:00 AMCollege of Health Sciences Recognition EventLYCC
11:00 AMSchool of Divinity Recognition EventDover Chapel
1:00 PMCollege of Business Recognition EventLYCC
3:00 PMCollege of Arts & Sciences Recognition EventDover Theatre
5:00 PMCollege of Education Recognition CeremonyDover Theatre

So that we might prepare for your presence at the Commencement Ceremony, we ask that you complete the form below using your Gardner-Webb email address (I.e. [email protected]).

Please RSVP by November 10, 2023.

Share the Good News

If you would like to share the good news of your graduation with your hometown newspaper, download the press release template, fill in your name along with the city and state, and send to your local paper. Graduates are listed in alphabetical order by city.

Update Alumni Information

We are excited about the season of life you’re entering and want to hear from you!  

Please click the link below to let us know where you are now and what you’re doing next.  We may share your story in upcoming features about life after graduation.  Thanks for your help.

Previous Graduating Classes

graduates celebrate receiving their degrees

Graduation Attire

Get ready to cross that stage with confidence!

You are all encouraged to purchase your attire by November 15, 2023 to ensure that you receive your order in time for the December 15 commencement. Please place your order early!

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