VCU Commencement 2019

Departmental and school ceremonies

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Graduates have the opportunity to celebrate their achievement at multiple ceremonies, including the universitywide ceremony and their school’s or department’s ceremony. At school or departmental ceremonies, graduates are recognized individually, with their name announced during the ceremony.

Below is a listing of individual school and departmental graduation ceremonies, including times, locations and ticketing information.

Please note: information is still being collected and confirmed for those school with pending details.

If your school and/or department is holding a ceremony, you will receive additional information from the school or department office. For specific information about these ceremonies, please contact your department or dean’s office.

Friday, December 13, 2019

Military Science and Leadership
College of Humanities & Sciences

Friday, Dec. 13, 2019
10 a.m.
VCU Student Commons, Commonwealth Ballroom
907 Floyd Ave., Richmond, Va. 23284
Tickets for guests are not required.

Richard T. Robertson School of Media and Culture
College of Humanities & Sciences

Friday, Dec. 13, 2019
1:30 p.m.
Greater Richmond Convention Center, B21abc
403 N. Third St., Richmond, Va. 23219
Tickets for guests are not required.

Liberal Studies for Early and Elementary Education
College of Humanities & Sciences

Friday, Dec. 13, 2019
3 p.m.
VCU Student Commons, Richmond Salons
907 Floyd Ave., Richmond, Va. 23284
Tickets for guests are not required.

Chemistry
College of Humanities & Sciences

Friday, Dec. 13, 2019
4 p.m.
VCU Student Commons, Commonwealth Ballroom
907 Floyd Ave., Richmond, Va. 23284
Tickets for guests are not required.

Kinesiology and Health Sciences
College of Humanities & Sciences

Friday, Dec. 13, 2019
5 p.m.
Greater Richmond Convention Center, Exhibit Hall C
403 N. Third St., Richmond, Va. 23219
Tickets for guests are not required.

School of World Studies
College of Humanities & Sciences

Friday, Dec. 13, 2019
5 p.m.
Greater Richmond Convention Center, B15abc
403 N. Third St., Richmond, Va. 23219
Tickets for guests are required.

College of Engineering
Friday, Dec. 13, 2019
6 p.m.
Greater Richmond Convention Center, E-10
403 N. Third St., Richmond, Va. 23219
Tickets for guests are not required.

School of Nursing
Friday, Dec. 13, 2019
6 p.m.
Greater Richmond Convention Center, Grand Ballroom A&B
403 N. Third St., Richmond, Va. 23219
Tickets for guests are required; 8 tickets per graduate.

Sociology
College of Humanities & Sciences

Friday, Dec. 13, 2019
6 p.m.
VCU W.E. Singleton Center for the Performing Arts, Concert Hall
922 Park Ave., Richmond, Va. 23284
Tickets for guests are required.

University College (BIS Graduation Ceremony)
Friday, Dec.13, 2019
6 p.m.
Grace E. Harris Hall, Lecture Hall 101
1015 Floyd Ave., Richmond, Va. 23284
Tickets for guests are not required.

Psychology
College of Humanities & Sciences

Friday, Dec. 13, 2019
6:30 p.m.
Greater Richmond Convention Center, Exhibit Hall B
403 N. Third St., Richmond, Va. 23219
Tickets for guests are not required.

School of Business*
*Includes economics in the College of Humanities and Sciences

Friday, Dec. 13, 2019
7 p.m.
Altria Theater
6 N. Laurel St., Richmond, Va. 23220
Tickets are required for guests. Students who have submitted a graduation application or a Request to Walk Form will be sent a Ticket Request Form in early October to request tickets.

VCU Honors College
Friday, Dec. 13, 2019
7 p.m.
VCU Institute for Contemporary Art, Auditorium
601 W. Broad St., Richmond, Va. 23220
Graduates will receive a minimum of four tickets. Ticket count is still be assessed and graduates will receive more detailed information regarding tickets via email from Katey Archer (klarcher@vcu.edu).

 


 

Saturday, December 14, 2019

Department of Nurse Anesthesia
College of Health Professions

Saturday, Dec. 14, 2019
1 p.m.
Greater Richmond Convention Center, Room E21abc
403 N. Third St., Richmond, Va. 23219
Tickets for guests are required. Graduating students will receive seven tickets.

School of Education
Saturday, Dec. 14, 2019
1 p.m.
Greater Richmond Convention Center, Ballroom A&B
403 N. Third St., Richmond, Va. 23219
Tickets for guests are not required.

English
College of Humanities & Sciences

Saturday, Dec. 14, 2019
1:30 p.m.
VCU Student Commons, Commonwealth Ballroom
907 Floyd Ave., Richmond, Va. 23284
Tickets for guests are not required.

History
College of Humanities & Sciences

Saturday, Dec. 14, 2019
1:30 p.m.
VCU W.E. Singleton Center for the Performing Arts
922 Park Ave., Richmond, Va. 23284
Tickets for guests are not required.

L. Douglas Wilder School of Government and Public Affairs
Saturday, Dec. 14, 2019
1:30 p.m.
Greater Richmond Convention Center, Exhibit Hall C
403 N. Third St., Richmond, Va. 23219
Tickets for guests are not required.

African American Studies
College of Humanities & Sciences

Saturday, Dec. 14, 2019
2 p.m.
VCU Student Commons, Richmond Salons
907 Floyd Ave., Richmond, Va. 23284
Tickets for guests are not required.

Biology
College of Humanities & Sciences

Saturday, Dec. 14, 2019
2 p.m.
Greater Richmond Convention Center, Exhibit Hall B
403 N. Third St., Richmond, Va. 23219
Tickets for guests are not required.

Gender, Sexuality and Women’s Studies
College of Humanities & Sciences

Saturday, Dec. 14, 2019
2 p.m.
VCU Student Commons, Richmond Salons
907 Floyd Ave., Richmond, Va. 23284
Tickets for guests are not required.

School of the Arts
Saturday, Dec. 14, 2019
2 p.m.
Altria Theater
6 N. Laurel St., Richmond, Va. 23220 Tickets for guests are required. Each graduate will receive 16 tickets, for more information please visit arts.vcu.edu/commencement.

Mathematics and Applied Mathematics
College of Humanities and Sciences

Saturday, Dec. 14, 2019
3:30 p.m.
VCU Student Commons, Commonwealth Ballroom
907 Floyd Ave., Richmond, Va. 23284
Tickets for guests are not required.

Physics
College of Humanities and Sciences

Saturday, Dec. 14, 2019
3:30 p.m.
VCU Student Commons, Commonwealth Ballroom
907 Floyd Ave., Richmond, Va. 23284
Tickets for guests are not required.

Philosophy
College of Humanities and Sciences

Saturday, Dec. 14, 2019
3:30 p.m.
VCU Student Commons, Commonwealth Ballroom
907 Floyd Ave., Richmond, Va. 23284
Tickets for guests are not required.

Statistical Science and Operations Research
College of Humanities and Sciences

Saturday, Dec. 14, 2019
3:30 p.m.
VCU Student Commons, Commonwealth Ballroom
907 Floyd Ave., Richmond, Va. 23284
Tickets for guests are not required.

Forensic Science
College of Humanities & Sciences

Saturday, Dec. 14, 2019
4 p.m.
VCU Student Commons, Richmond Salons
907 Floyd Ave., Richmond, Va. 23284
Tickets for guests are required.

VCU Life Sciences
Saturday, Dec. 14, 2019
4 p.m.
VCU W.E. Singleton Center for the Performing Arts, Concert Hall
922 Park Ave., Richmond, Va. 23284
Tickets for guests are not required. Seating is limited.

Interdisciplinary Science Program
College of Humanities & Sciences

Saturday, Dec.14, 2019
5:30 p.m.
VCU Student Commons, Commonwealth Ballroom
907 Floyd Ave., Richmond, Va. 23284
Tickets for guests are not required.

Political Science
College of Humanities & Sciences

Saturday, Dec. 14, 2019
6 p.m.
VCU W.E. Singleton Center for the Performing Arts, Concert Hall
922 Park Ave., Richmond, Va. 23284
Tickets for guests are required.