Shaw University 150
General Information
Commencement Home 
Symbols of Authority
Current Degree Offerings
Important Dates and Deadlines
Directions and Parking 
Accommodations and Ceremonies 
Ceremony Logistics and Seating
Event Speakers
Frequently Asked Questions
Contact Information
Graduate Information
Graduation Requirements
Graduation Clearance Process
Graduation Application Form (PDF)
Graduation Products
Graduation Honors
Appropriate Attire and Decorum

Our Graduates Believe in Shaw
Watch video of graduates sharing their story about Shaw U and videos from the 2014 Commencement.
2014 Commencement Videos

2014 Commencement Program
Click image to view the online version of the 2014 Commencement Convocation program. 
Commencement Program

Commencement 2014

Commencement Accommodations and Ceremonies


There are many hotels convenient to Shaw University (Baccalaureate Service) and the downtown Raleigh Convention Center (Commencement Exercise).  We encourage you to make reservations as early as possible.  The following link to Raleigh Hotels & Accommodations will provide more detailed information for lodging in the area -   


Baccalaureate Service 
Friday, May 8, 2015 at 6:00 PM
Thomas Boyd Chapel on main campus
(located on Wilmington Street between MLK Boulevard and South Street)

Commencement Exercise 
Saturday, May 9, 2015 at 10:00 AM
Downtown Raleigh Convention Center
500 South Salisbury Street
Raleigh, NC  27601