VCU Commencement 2018

Departmental and School Ceremonies

 Smiling graduate of VCU.   A friendly selfie from graduation.   An excited graduate of VCU. The triumphant looks of new graduates. Marching into graduation ceremony. Waving to the crowd at graduation.

If your school and/or department is holding an individual ceremony, you will receive information concerning that ceremony from the school or department office. For specific information about individual ceremonies, please contact your department or dean's office.

Friday, May 11, 2018

School of Medicine (Graduate Programs)
Friday, May 11, 2018
11 a.m.
Sanger Hall
Room 2-020
1101 East Marshall St., Richmond, VA 23298
Tickets for guests are not required.

School of Social Work
Friday, May 11, 2018
11 a.m.
E.J. Wade Arena at the Stuart C. Siegel Center
1200 W. Broad St., Richmond, VA 23284
Tickets for guests are not required.

School of Dentistry
Friday, May 11, 2018
1 p.m.
Dominion Arts Center
Carpenter Theatre
600 E. Grace St., Richmond, VA 23219
Tickets for guests are not required. More information on the ceremony can be found at https://dentistry.vcu.edu/graduation/.

Kinesiology & Health Sciences (formerly Health & Human Performance)
College of Humanities & Sciences
Friday, May 11, 2018
1:30 p.m.
Greater Richmond Convention Center
Exhibit Hall C
403 N 3rd St., Richmond, VA 23219
Tickets for guests are not required at this time, but seating is limited.

School of Pharmacy
Friday, May 11, 2018
2 p.m.
St. Paul’s Baptist Church
4247 Creighton Rd., Richmond, VA 23223
Tickets for guests are not required.

Richard T. Robertson School of Media and Culture
College of Humanities & Sciences
Friday, May 11, 2018
2 p.m.
Greater Richmond Convention Center
Exhibit Hall D
403 N 3rd St., Richmond, VA 23219
Tickets for guests are not required at this time, but seating is limited.

VCU Honors College
Friday, May 11, 2018
2 p.m.
VCU W.E. Singleton Center for the Performing Arts
Concert Hall
922 Park Ave., Richmond, VA 23284
Tickets are required for guests. Each student will be allowed two guest tickets. To be put on the wait list for additional tickets, students should contact Katey Archer at klarcher@vcu.edu.

School of Medicine (Convocation and Hooding Ceremony)
Friday, May 11, 2018
3 p.m.
E.J. Wade Arena at the Stuart C. Siegel Center
1200 W. Broad St., Richmond, VA 23284
Tickets for guests are not required.

University College (BIS Graduation Ceremony)
Friday, May 11, 2018
5 p.m.
Academic Learning Commons
Room 1107
1000 Floyd Ave., Richmond, VA 23284
Tickets for guests are not required.
Visit https://interdisciplinarystudies.vcu.edu for more information.

Chemistry
College of Humanities & Sciences
Friday, May 11, 2018
6 p.m.
Greater Richmond Convention Center
Exhibit Hall C
403 N 3rd St., Richmond, VA 23219
Tickets for guests are not required at this time, but seating is limited.

School of Engineering
Friday, May 11, 2018
6 p.m.
Greater Richmond Convention Center
Exhibit Hall A
403 N 3rd St., Richmond, VA 23219
Tickets for guests are not required.

Liberal Studies for Early and Elementary Education
College of Humanities & Sciences
Friday, May 11, 2018
6 p.m.
VCU University Student Commons
Commonwealth Ballroom
907 Floyd Ave., Richmond, VA 23284
Tickets for guests are not required at this time, but seating is limited.

Sociology
College of Humanities & Sciences
Friday, May 11, 2018
6 p.m.
VCU W.E. Singleton Center for the Performing Arts
Concert Hall
922 Park Ave., Richmond, VA 23284
Due to limited seating, tickets are required for guests. Please contact sociology@vcu.edu for more information.

School of Nursing
Friday, May 11, 2018
7 p.m.
E.J. Wade Arena at the Stuart C. Siegel Center
1200 W. Broad St., Richmond, VA 23284
Tickets for guests are not required. Doors open at 6:00pm.

Saturday, May 12, 2018

School of Education
Saturday, May 12, 2018
1 p.m.
E.J. Wade Arena at the Stuart C. Siegel Center
1200 W. Broad St., Richmond, VA 23284
Tickets for guests are not required.

School of Business Graduate Programs
Saturday, May 12, 2018
1:30 p.m.
Dominion Energy Center
Carpenter Theatre
600 E. Grace St., Richmond, VA 23219
Tickets are required for guests. Each student will be allowed six guest tickets. Contact Austen Gouldman at gouldmana@vcu.edu for more information.

History
College of Humanities & Sciences
Saturday, May 12, 2018
1:30 p.m.
W.E. Singleton Center for the Performing Arts
Concert Hall
922 Park Ave., Richmond, VA 23284
Tickets for guests are not required at this time, but seating is limited.

Mathematics and Applied Mathematics
College of Humanities & Sciences
Saturday, May 12, 2018
1:30 p.m.
VCU University Student Commons
Commonwealth Ballroom
907 Floyd Ave., Richmond, VA 23284
Tickets for guests are not required at this time, but seating is limited, so please keep your guests to a minimum.

Philosophy
College of Humanities & Sciences
Saturday, May 12, 2018
1:30 p.m.
VCU University Student Commons
Commonwealth Ballroom
907 Floyd Ave., Richmond, VA 23284
Tickets for guests are not required at this time, but seating is limited, so please keep your guest to a minimum.

Physics
College of Humanities & Sciences
Saturday, May 12, 2018
1:30 p.m.
VCU University Student Commons
Commonwealth Ballroom
907 Floyd Ave., Richmond, VA 23284
Tickets for guests are not required at this time, but seating is limited, so please keep your guests to a minimum.

Statistical Sciences and Operations Research
College of Humanities & Sciences
Saturday, May 12, 2018
1:30 p.m.
VCU University Student Commons
Commonwealth Ballroom
907 Floyd Ave., Richmond, VA 23284
Tickets for guests are not required at this time, but seating is limited, so please keep your guests to a minimum.

School of World Studies
College of Humanities & Sciences
Saturday, May 12, 2018
1:30 p.m.
Greater Richmond Convention Center
Grand Ballroom
403 N 3rd St., Richmond, VA 23219
Tickets for guests are not required at this time but seating is limited.

School of the Arts
Saturday, May 12, 2018
2 p.m.
Altria Theatre
6 North Laurel St., Richmond, VA 23220
Each graduating student may pick up a maximum of six tickets from the VCUarts Dean’s Office. Details about picking up tickets, as well as a thorough FAQ can be found at http://arts.vcu.edu/commencement/.

English
College of Humanities & Sciences
Saturday, May 12, 2018
2 p.m.
Grace Covenant Presbyterian Church
1627 Monument Ave., Richmond, VA 23220
Tickets for guests are not required at this time, but the number of guests per graduate is limited. Please contact the English Department for more information at (804) 828-1331.

Forensic Science
College of Humanities & Sciences
Saturday, May 12, 2018
2 p.m.
Congregation Beth Ahabah
1111 W. Franklin St., Richmond, VA 23220
Tickets are required for guests; please contact the Forensic Science office at (804) 828-8420.

L. Douglas Wilder School of Government and Public Affairs
Saturday, May 12, 2018
2 p.m.
Greater Richmond Convention Center
Exhibit Hall A
403 N 3rd St., Richmond, VA 23219
Tickets for guests are not required.

African American Studies
College of Humanities & Sciences
Saturday, May 12, 2018
3 p.m.
VCU University Student Commons
Richmond Salons
907 Floyd Ave., Richmond, VA 23284
Tickets for guests are not required at this time, but seating is limited, so please keep your guests to a minimum.

Gender, Sexuality & Women’s Studies
College of Humanities & Sciences
Saturday, May 12, 2018
3 p.m.
VCU University Student Commons
Richmond Salons
907 Floyd Ave., Richmond, VA 23284
Tickets for guests are not required at this time, but seating is limited, so please keep your guests to a minimum.

School of Allied Health Professions
Saturday, May 12, 2018
3 p.m.
Greater Richmond Convention Center
Hall D
403 N 3rd St., Richmond, VA 23219
Tickets are required for guests; please contact Shannon Bruffy at (804) 828-3290 for more information.

VCU Brandcenter
Saturday, May 12, 2018
3 p.m.
First Baptist Church
2709 Monument Ave., Richmond, VA 23220
Tickets for guests are not required.

VCU Life Sciences
Saturday, May 12, 2018
4 p.m.
VCU W.E. Singleton Center for the Performing Arts
Concert Hall
922 Park Ave., Richmond, VA 23284
Tickets are required for guests, seating is limited. Graduates will receive an email with ticket information. For more information contact Amie Knapp at (804) 827-1865.

Psychology
College of Humanities & Sciences
Saturday, May 12, 2018
4:30 p.m.
E.J. Wade Arena at the Stuart C. Siegel Center
1200 W. Broad St., Richmond, VA 23284
Tickets for guests are not required. Contact the Psychology office for further information at (804) 828-1193.

Interdisciplinary Science Program (Science)
College of Humanities & Sciences
Saturday, May 12, 2018
6 p.m.
Greater Richmond Convention Center
Grand Ballroom
403 N 3rd St., Richmond, VA 23219
Tickets for guests are not required at this time, but seating is limited.

Biology
College of Humanities & Sciences
Saturday, May 12, 2018
6:30 p.m.
Greater Richmond Convention Center
Exhibit Hall A
403 N 3rd St., Richmond, VA 23219
Tickets for guests are not required; please contact bioadvising@vcu.edu if you need more information about the diploma ceremony.

Political Science
College of Humanities & Sciences
Saturday, May 12, 2018
6:30 p.m.
VCU W.E. Singleton Center for the Performing Arts
Concert Hall
922 Park Ave., Richmond, VA 23284
Tickets are required for guests you can request tickets here: https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/VCUPOLI_Spring2018_Graduation

School of Business Undergraduate Programs
Includes Economics in the College of Humanities and Sciences
Saturday, May 12, 2018
8 p.m.
E.J. Wade Arena at the Stuart C. Siegel Center
1200 W. Broad St., Richmond, VA 23284
Tickets are required for guests; please check your email invitation for additional details. More information on the ceremony can be found at https://business.vcu.edu/current-students/undergraduate/graduation/.

Sunday, May 13, 2018

Military Science & Leadership Commissioning Ceremony
College of Humanities & Sciences
Sunday, May 13, 2018
10 a.m.
VCU University Student Commons
Commonwealth Ballroom
907 Floyd Ave., Richmond, VA 23284
Tickets are not required for guests at this time, but seating is limited. Please contact Cpt. Colby Brunette for further questions at (804) 828-7682 or brunettecm@vcu.edu.