Upcoming Commencement Dates

Fall 2016

Spring 2017

  • Thursday, May 11: Graduate Commencement Ceremony
  • Friday, May 12: University Commencement and College and Departmental Ceremonies
  • Saturday, May 13: College and Departmental Commencement Ceremonies
  • Sunday, May 14: National Capital Region Commencement Ceremony


Guide to Graduation


Commencement News

Commencement Phone Line

Additional information is available at (540) 231-3208.

Inclement Weather

In the event of inclement weather, the University Ceremony at Lane Stadium may be delayed or canceled. Once a decision has been made, details will be posted on the Virginia Tech homepage (, the Virginia Tech News homepage (, and university social media channels including the VT News page on Twitter ( and the Virginia Tech page on Facebook ( In addition, an email will be sent to all students, faculty, and staff; a recorded message will be placed on the University Weather Line (540-231-6668); and information will be shared with area news media outlets. The university may use VT Alerts depending on conditions.

Forecast for Blacksburg