Media Advisory: Traffic detours planned during Wake Forest Commencement
Wake Forest University will be closed to through traffic for its commencement ceremony Monday, May 21, from 5:30 a.m. until the ceremony ends around noon. Charles Ergen, the chairman of satellite broadcaster Dish Network Corporation and EchoStar Communications Corporation, will deliver Wake Forest’s 2012 commencement address on May 21 to more than 1,500 graduate and undergraduate students.
Commencement parking passes and commencement tickets are required to enter campus and attend the event. Passes and tickets are reserved for graduates and their guests. Those without commencement parking passes will not be allowed to enter campus.
Traffic at the university’s Reynolda Road, Polo Road and University Parkway entrances is likely to be heavy. Anyone not attending the commencement ceremony should plan to take alternate routes around campus.