Schedule of Events

FRIDAY, MAY 15, 2015

12:00 Noon

Joint Commissioning Exercises for Army, Marine Corps, Navy, and Air Force Candidates
Location: Old Cabell Hall Auditorium

4:00 p.m.

Valedictory Exercises
Location: The Lawn (Rain Site: John Paul Jones Arena)
Keynote Speaker: TBA

7:00 p.m.

Donning of the Kente Ceremony
Location: Martin Luther King, Jr. Performing Arts Center (map)

9:00 p.m. - midnight

Fourth-Year Class Party
Location: Alumni Hall

SATURDAY, MAY 16, 2015

9:15 a.m.

College and Graduate School of Arts & Sciences degree candidates gather at designated assembly points for the Academic Procession (Assembly locations chart is forthcoming)

10:00 a.m.

Academic Procession and Final Exercises for the College and Graduate School of Arts & Sciences
Location:
The Lawn (Rain Site: John Paul Jones Arena)
Keynote Speaker: Terry McAuliffe, Governor of Virginia

10:00 a.m.

Curry School of Education Hooding Ceremony
Location: Darden School, Abbott Center Auditorium

10:00 a.m.

School of Nursing Hooding Ceremony
Location: TBA

Afternoon
(following Final Exercises)
Department Graduation Ceremonies (Arts & Sciences Only)
Ceremonies where graduates will be recognized individually for their academic accomplishments and awards will be presented. Individual ceremony times/locations will be posted in early 2015.

6:00 p.m. School of Nursing Pinning Ceremony
Location: Old Cabell Hall Auditorium

SUNDAY, MAY 17, 2015

9:15 a.m.

All degree candidates (excluding College and Graduate Arts & Sciences) gather at designated assembly points for the Academic Procession (Assembly locations chart is forthcoming)

10:00 a.m.

Academic Procession and Final Exercises for:

  • School of Architecture
  • Frank Batten School of Leadership and Public Policy
  • School of Continuing & Professional Studies
  • Curry School of Education
  • Darden School of Graduate Business Administration
  • Data Science Institute
  • School of Engineering & Applied Science
  • School of Law
  • McIntire School of Commerce
  • School of Medicine
  • School of Nursing

Location: The Lawn (Rain Site: John Paul Jones Arena)
Keynote Speaker: Bob Bruner, Dean of the Darden School of Business

Afternoon
(following Final Exercises)
School and Department Graduation Ceremonies
Ceremonies where graduates will be recognized individually for their academic accomplishments and awards will be presented. Individual ceremony times/locations will be posted in early 2015.

 

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