Finals Weekend 2015 Announcements
Congratulations, Class of 2015!
Class of 2015, we hope Finals Weekend was a memorable time for you and your family/guests. Best of luck to you as you begin the next phase of your journey. We hope you are able to return to Grounds soon and often. Wahoowah!
Remembering the purple shadows of the Lawn, the majesty of the colonnades, and the dream of your youth, you may say in your reverence and thankfulness: "I have worn the honors of Honor. I graduated from Virginia." -James Hay, Jr. (1903)
A .pdf of the Finals Weekend program is available here.
Rewatch The Speeches From This Year's Keynote Speakers:
Valedictory Exercises on Friday, May 15: Ed Helms
Final Exercises for the College and Graduate School of Arts & Sciences on Saturday, May 16: Governor Terry McAuliffe
Final Exercises for All Other Schools on Sunday, May 17: Bob Bruner
Dates for Finals Weekend 2016
The dates for Finals Weekend 2016 are Friday, May 20 - Sunday, May 22. For information on travel, lodging, and dining please refer to our Visitors Information page.
- Tips for Graduates and Guests
- Finals Weekend Web Brochure: Print out this handy summary and bring it with you
- 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
- The Dates of Finals Weekend 2016, 2017, and 2018