Firstly, congratulations on your impending, or completed, graduation from one of our biomedical graduate programs at Wake Forest! We look forward to sharing an opportunity to celebrate your accomplishments at our Hooding and Commencement ceremony.

We maintain this site so that our graduates, and “almost” graduates, have easy access to general information and answers to the most common questions that we field in the Biomedical Graduate Programs office on the School of Medicine campus. Please feel free to use this page as a resource as you approach graduation, and our Hooding and Commencement ceremonies. 

General Information 

The Biomedical Graduate Programs office will be in steady communication with you as we approach our Hooding and Commencement celebration to ensure that we close out your Wake Forest experience in a way to recognizes and honors your accomplishment.

Frequently Asked Questions

Graduation Readiness and Defenses

Regalia, Diploma Covers, and Diplomas

Hooding and Commencement