Welcome to the Clinton College official Commencement page. Clinton College's Commencement exercise will be held in the JW Martin Gymnasium on Saturday, May 6, 2023 at 3:00 pm.

Graduating candidates should continue to check their email, as information will be shared from the Office of Academic Services regarding commencement. Also, please take a below look to find out more about the commencement week activities. 

Commencement Week 2023 Activites 

Wednesday, May 3rd

Networking and Career Expo | 3:00 pm- 5:00 pm | Clinton College Library 

Thursday, May 4th

Graduation Rehearsal | 1:00 pm | JW Martin Gymnasium

Alumni/Graduate Mixer | 5:00 pm-8:00 pm | Dalton Gallery

Friday, May 5th

Baccalaureate Service | 6:00 pm | JW Martin Gymnasium

Saturday, May 6th

Academic Center for Excellence Ribbon Cutting | 1:30 pm | ACE Building

Commencement | 3:00 pm | JW Martin Gymnasium

Commencement Reception | Cafe'

U.S. Congresswoman Alma Adams to Give Clinton College’s 2023 Commencement Address

Clinton College announced today that Congresswoman Alma Adams will be the 2023 Commencement Speaker on May 6th in JW Martin Gymnasium. 

“We are honored to welcome Congresswoman Alma Adams to our campus as we celebrate this major milestone in our students’ lives,” said Dr. McCorn, President of Clinton College. “Congresswoman Adams is a trailblazer and history-maker, who continues to fight for historically black colleges like Clinton College. Our graduates will be well-served hearing from her.”

Dr. Alma S. Adams was elected to her fifth full term representing the 12th Congressional District of North Carolina on November 3, 2022. After winning a special election in November 2014, Congresswoman Adams was sworn in immediately as the 100th woman elected to the 113th Congress. Read More