High School and University Commencement will be live-streamed for those unable to
attend in person. The live stream link of the commencement ceremony will be on the uncsa.edu homepage on the day of commencement.
Ceremony Dates & Times
High School Commencement
10 a.m. on Saturday, May 13, 2023, at the Benton Convention Center in downtown Winston-Salem.
Everyone attending a UNCSA Commencement ceremony must have a ticket. Graduating students request tickets for their guests. Those tickets are emailed to
the graduating students' UNCSA artist email addresses.
Each guest needs an electronic or printed copy of their ticket. No one without a ticket
will admitted to the event.
Parking near the Benton Convention Center includes the Marriott Winston-Salem parking
deck, the City of Winston-Salem’s 6th/Cherry-Trade Parking Deck and on-street parking
spaces. Carpooling is encouraged.
Families and friends of graduates should arrive 45 minutes to an hour prior to the
commencement ceremony. Doors will open 40 minutes before the ceremony.
Seating for guests will be general admission. Guests of graduates should plan to arrive
together to be seated together. Do not leave empty seats between seating parties as
this will delay seating all of the ticketed guests.
Parents may take pictures during and after the ceremony. There will be two picture
stations set up that families can use to take individual or family pictures.
Photo Specialties will take two photographs of each student as they cross the stage.
The first will be on stage when they are handed their diploma and the second will
be a posed picture after they cross the stage. These photos will be sent to parents
and will be available for purchase.