Photos and Videos

View previous commencement photos and videos on the Commencement Archive page.


Photo Specialties will serve as Roanoke College's official photographer on May 2nd.  A photographer will be at the ceremony to take a photograph of each graduate as President Maxey presents the diploma and a second photo will be made as the graduate exits the stage with his/her diploma.  

After the ceremony, you will receive an email within 72 hours with instructions on how to view your proofs (including a private password).  At this point, you may order online at  If you do not receive this notification, please contact Photo Specialties directly at or call 919-967-9576.  

Since photographs will be available, family members and guests are encouraged to remain in their seats, relax and enjoy the ceremony. 


For 2015, Roanoke College is pleased to offer to all graduates, including those who completed their degree requirements in August 2014 and December 2014, a complete DVD of the Baccalaureate and Commencement ceremonies on May 1-2, 2015.  This keepsake is our gift to you in celebration of this very special day.  

The DVD is being produced for RC by VIA Video, a professional video production firm.  VIA Video will mail your DVD to your address of record six to eight weeks following your graduation.  If your address of record is incorrect, please contact Susan Rambo at 540-375-2204 or email