Upcoming Commencement Dates

Fall 2018

Specific times and locations will be announced

Friday, Dec. 14, 2018: Both the University and Graduate School will hold ceremonies on that day.

Spring 2019

Specific times and locations will be announced

Thursday, May 16, 2019: Graduate Commencement Ceremony
Friday, May 17, 2019: University Ceremony and College and Departmental Ceremonies
Saturday, May 18, 2019: College and Departmental Ceremonies
Sunday, May 19, 2019: National Capital Region Ceremony

2018 Spring Commencement Video

Spring 2018

Thursday, May 10, 2018, 2:30 p.m.: Graduate School Commencement Ceremony in Cassell Coliseum

Friday, May 11, 2018, 8:30 a.m.: University Commencement Ceremony in Lane Stadium/Worsham Field

This is the main commencement ceremony at which undergraduate and graduate degrees are conferred. Processing students will be recognized by college.

Friday, May 11, 2018, 12:30 p.m.: College and Departmental Ceremonies begin throughout campus.

See the full schedule.

Download the commencement guide

Graduates are recognized individually at these ceremonies.

Saturday, May 12, 2018, 8 a.m.: College and Departmental Ceremonies continue throughout campus

Sunday, May 13, 2018, 1 p.m.: National Capital Region Commencement Ceremony,  Center for the Arts, George Mason University, Fairfax, Virginia

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Commencement News

Inclement Weather

In the event of inclement weather, ceremonies at Lane Stadium and/or Cassell Coliseum may be delayed or canceled. Once a decision has been made, details will be posted on the Virginia Tech homepage (www.vt.edu), the Virginia Tech News homepage (www.vtnews.vt.edu), and university social media channels including the VT News page on Twitter (www.twitter.com/vtnews) and the Virginia Tech page on Facebook (www.facebook.com/virginiatech). 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