Congratulations Graduates!

Waldorf University is pleased to announce the 2024 commencement festivities. On behalf of the Waldorf University Board of Directors, President Dr. Robert Alsop and the faculty and staff of Waldorf University, we invite you to join us for the 2024 Commencement Ceremonies honoring our undergraduate and graduate students.

All graduating students—both residential and online—are invited to attend as we join in celebrating this important milestone.

April 26-27, 2024

Waldorf’s campus in Forest City, Iowa. 

All information below is subject to change pending ceremony finalizations.

Schedule of Events


Baccalaureate will held during the last chapel of the year in the Recital Hall.

Online Luncheon

Friday, April 26, 12 p.m. 

Graduate Hooding Ceremony

Friday, April 26, 2 p.m. 
Boman Fine Arts Center
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Undergraduate & Graduate Commencement Practice 

For all graduates who plan to participate in the ceremony. 

Friday, April 26, 4 p.m. 
Boman Fine Arts Center

Undergraudate & Graduate Commencement Ceremonies 

Saturday, April 27, 10 a.m. - B.A.S., B.S., M.A., M.B.A. and M.Ed. programs
Boman Fine Arts Center
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Saturday, April 27, 2 p.m. - A.A. and B.A. programs
Boman Fine Arts Center
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Lifetouch PHotography 

Lifetouch Special Events Photography is pleased to provide complimentary commencement photographs for each graduate who crosses the dais during the ceremony.

Text 360325GY24 to 90738 to sign up and receive a notification when your images are available.

Any questions can be sent to or call 800.505.9496 Monday through Friday 8 a.m.-6 p.m. EST. You can also submit a contact form via the Lifetouch website.

There is no obligation to purchase.

If a valid email address is available to the photographer, a link to commencement photograph proofs will also be sent to participating graduates.

Please do not contact the school with inquiries related to photographic service.

Attention: ALL Waldorf Graduates!

We look forward to hosting ALL Waldorf graduates who can attend the graduation ceremony on the Waldorf University campus!

Online students wanting to participate in the ceremony must register by Friday, Feb. 17.  Online students should use the myWaldorf student portal.

Residential students should contact the Registrar - registration is now closed.