Students emory commencement weekend crossover

Wednesday, May 6

Senior Wonderful Wednesday

A beloved Emory tradition, Wonderful Wednesdays bring students together weekly to foster a sense of community in a fun, interactive setting in the middle of campus.  The last Wonderful Wednesday of the academic year is hosted exclusively for the senior class-a final hoorah and celebration for our soon-to-be new grads and their journey ahead. 

Thursday, May 7: Class Day

Oxford Continuee Reception

Annual Reception to visit with Oxford College Alumni

Class Day Speaker and Awards

Senior Class Reception, Coke Toast, and Candlelight Crossover

The Senior Class Reception will take place at the Emory Conference Center and Hotel. The reception ends with the traditional Coca-Cola Toast by a distinguished faculty member and a ceremonial Candlelight Crossover Ceremony to the Miller-Ward Alumni House, where students are greeted by their now fellow-alumni and Emory staff. A celebratory dessert reception at Miller-Ward follows the crossover. RSVPs required from all attendees; shuttles available from campus.

Friday, May 8

International Graduates’ Dessert Reception

All graduating undergraduate and graduate international students and their parents are invited to this dessert reception. International students will receive a specially-designed Emory pin. Beverages and international desserts to be provided. Business casual attire. Registration required via website.

Saturday, May 9

Oxford College Commencement

Sunday, May 10

Cherry Emerson Memorial Concert

Spend Sunday afternoon at the Cherry Emerson Memorial Concert. Alumni, students, parents, and friends are welcome to attend.

Monday, May 11

Emory's 170th Commencement Exercises

See the official Emory Commencement website for rain plan information, event locations, parking, ADA needs, and further details.

Commencement Weekend


Gloria Grevas

815 Houston Mill Rd.
Atlanta, GA 30329

Phone: 404.727.1911