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Directions and Parking 
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Commencement Program
Disclaimer: The listing of graduates is based upon information provided prior to printing of the program. The appearance or absence of any name in the program does not constitute recognition or denial of completion of degree requirements. The program is issued as a ceremonial publication and is not an official record of graduates. The University apologizes for any errors or omissions.

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