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Spring 2015 Commencement Ceremonies

Complete Ceremony Schedule

Printable Ceremony Guide

Spring 2015 Commencement Program

Friday, May 15, 2015

  • 9 a.m. - 10 a.m.  - University Commencement Ceremony - Lane Stadium/Worsham Field
    (Processional begins at 8:40 a.m.)
    This is the main commencement ceremony in which all degrees are conferred.  Processing students are recognized by college only.
  • 12 p.m. - 2 p.m. – Graduate School Commencement Ceremony – Cassell Coliseum
    (Processional begins at 11:45 a.m.)
  • 4 p.m. – College and Departmental Ceremonies

Saturday, May 16, 2015

Sunday, May 17, 2015

  • 1:00 p.m. – National Capital Region Commencement Ceremony - Center for the Arts, George Mason University, Fairfax, VA
    This is the main commencement ceremony for off-campus graduate students.

Previous Commencement Ceremonies

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Prior Virginia Tech University Commencement Speakers

Prior Virginia Tech Graduate School Commencement Speakers

Prior Virginia Tech National Capital Region Commencement Speakers

100 Days 'til Graduation

Event Information can be found on
the Alumni Association Website

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Cultural Achievement Ceremonies

Achievement Ceremonies Schedule

Commencement Phone Line

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

Parking and shuttle information

Find information about where to park and where to access commencement shuttles.

Commencement Photographs

GradImages Website

Portrait Sitting: Thursday,
May 14, 2015 
Portrait Sitting Details

Inclement Weather

Should the university be closed due to inclement weather, commencement ceremonies would also be cancelled. Once the decision has been made, details will be posted on the Virginia Tech homepage, the Virginia Tech News homepage, and Virginia Tech Mobile. In addition, a broadcast e-mail 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 other local media outlets. The announcement will also be posted to the VT News page on Twitter and the Virginia Tech page on Facebook. The university may use VT Alerts depending on conditions.

Use #HokieGrad on social media

#HokieGrad is the official hashtag of Virginia Tech Commencement. To share your graduation day experience, use #HokieGrad on Twitter, Instagram, and other social media sites.