2016 Graduation

Waldorf College is pleased to announce the 2016 graduation festivities, which will be held May 7th on Waldorf’s campus in Forest City, Iowa. All graduating students—both residential and online—are invited to attend as we join in celebrating this important milestone.

Commencement Practice 
(For all graduates who plan to participate in the ceremony)
8:00 a.m. on Saturday, May 7, 2016 – Hanson Fieldhouse
Graduation Day instructions coming soon!

Baccalaureate Worship Service
Saturday, May 7th, 2016
10:30 a.m. – Immanuel Lutheran Church

Dining Options

Commencement Graduation Ceremony 
Saturday, May 7th, 2016
2 p.m. – Hanson Fieldhouse

Tickets are not required for either ceremony. Seating is first-come, first-serve. People who need special seating arrangements (disabled/elderly) should contact Jennifer Edwards at or by phone at 641.585.8134 prior to the ceremony. 

Live Stream
If you are unable to attend, you can stream baccalaureate and commencement at

Attention: Online Program Graduates!
We look forward to hosting online program graduates who are able to attend the graduation ceremony on the Waldorf College campus! Registration deadline to attend the commencement ceremony in Forest City, Iowa, is March 1, 2016

Residential students should contact the registrar's office on campus to participate in the  ceremony.

Helpful Links


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Waldorf College Bookstore
The bookstore will be open to help you find that special graduation gift.  Call 641-585-8159 for special orders!

Lifetouch Special Events will be taking pictures of graduates as they receive their diplomas. Proofs will be sent to the student's Waldorf e-mail account as well as posted on the photographer's website.

Area Lodging

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