Traffic detours planned during WFU Commencement

Wake Forest University will be closed to through traffic for its commencement ceremony Monday, May 16, from 5:30 a.m. until the ceremony ends around noon. Eboo Patel, a leading voice for interfaith cooperation and the founder and president of Interfaith Youth Core (IFYC), will deliver Wake Forest University’s 2016 commencement address to nearly 1,900 graduates.

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. A livestream of the ceremony will be available at

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.

Categories: Commencement, Events