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Saturday, Dec. 11, 2021, 10 a.m. - noon

Stuart C. Siegel Center

Our priorities are the health, safety and wellness — both physical and emotional — of every member of the VCU community. Virginia Commonwealth University continues to monitor, assess and address situations as they arise. For additional information regarding VCU's return to campus plan, please visit   

In-person Commencement Celebrations for the

Classes of 2020 and Spring 2021

VCU is excited to welcome back our most recent alumni and their families, during VCU Homecoming at an on-campus celebration Saturday, Nov. 13. More information about this opportunity will be available on the VCU Homecoming website. Please make sure you update your contact information to receive information from the alumni office. 

On Saturday, Dec. 11, we will honor the achievements of our graduates in person at the VCU Siegel Center as part of the university's existing December Commencement exercises, with a formal Commencement celebration at 10 a.m. Graduates will be contacted by the University Events and Special Programs Office to register for Commencement. Graduation portraits will be offered to all graduates at the Siegel Center on Friday, Dec. 10 and prior to Commencement on the morning of Saturday, Dec. 11.   

During the coming months, we will monitor the state of COVID-19 and vaccinations as well as the advice of public health experts, including our own at VCU. We will continue to update the VCU community as plans develop or change.