2015 Graduation

Waldorf College is pleased to announce the 2015 graduation festivities, which will be held May 9th 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.

Graduation Day Instructions (Graduates - please read!)

This year's graduation speaker will be Waldorf alumna Denise Lenning Hill '90, who is currently an of counsel attorney and mediator with Whitfield & Eddy law firm, and an associate professor at Des Moines University. In July, Denise will become the director of the health law program and visiting associate professor at Drake University Law School.  Hill received her AA from Waldorf in 1990, her BA from Wartburg College in 1992, and her JD and MPA from Drake University in 1995 and 1996 respectively.

Commencement Practice 
(For all graduates who plan to participate in the ceremony)
8:00 a.m. on Saturday, May 9, 2015
Graduation Day instructions coming soon!

Baccalaureate Worship Service
Saturday, May 9th, 2015
10:30 a.m. – Immanuel Lutheran Church

Dining Options
Dining Hall (Campus Center), 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m., $7.00 per person
Online Luncheon, Atrium, 11:30 a.m to 1 p.m. Please RSVP guests. 

Commencement Graduation Ceremony 
Saturday, May 9th, 2015
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! Unfortunately, the registration deadline (March 15, 2015) to attend the commencement ceremony in Forest City, Iowa, has passed. 

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

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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.

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