Finals Weekend 2015 Announcements
Purchasing Academic Regalia (Faculty & Doctoral Candidates Only)
For faculty and doctoral candidates interested in purchasing custom regalia, the deadline to place an order through the UVA Bookstore is Friday, March 27. Order forms can be faxed to (434) 982-2165 or can be dropped off at the Bookstore, which is located atop the 4th floor of the Central Grounds Parking Garage.
More information about caps & gowns for bachelor's, master's, and doctoral candidates as well as faculty members can be found here.
All members of the UVa community can nominate a deserving fourth-year student for one of the Class Awards: the Award for Community Service, Award for Cultural Fluency, and this year, the Ripple Effect Award.
The Class Awards will be presented at Valedictory Exercises on Friday, May 15.
For more information, including award descriptions and nomination forms, please visit the Class of 2015 website.
Sign Up For Finals Weekend Text Messages
The University has set up a new service, uNotify, exclusively for Finals Weekend. By signing up, you will receive text messages notifying you of important Finals Weekend information, including updates and changes to the weekend's schedule. To subscribe to this service, text the word "uvagrad" to 79516. You will receive a confirmation message shortly after signing up. At the conclusion of Finals Weekend, you will be automatically unsubscribed from the service.
Please note: this service is different from UVa Alerts, the text messaging system that notifies registered users of imminent threats or hazards facing the University population.
- Tips for Graduates and Guests
- School/Department Graduation Ceremony Contacts
- On-Grounds Graduation Housing
- 24 Hours on the Lawn in 24 Seconds: Web cam look at the Finals ceremony on the Lawn
- Traditions: Brief history of the Finals and Fall Convocation traditions
- Archives of Final Exercises: View archive files from 2001 to 2014
- Results of the Final Exercises Student Survey
- University Registrar
- Class of 2015 Website