On The Big Day

Baccalaureate

Saturday, May 10th, 8:00am, Sharp Chapel

All graduates, families, and friends are invited. Please wear regalia; cap optional.

Collins College of Business Breakfast Reception

Saturday, May 10th, 8:00am, Helmerich Hall - 2nd Floor

Graduating Seniors, Families and Friends are invited to attend a Continental Breakfast Reception in Helmerich Hall, First Floor.

College of Engineering & Natural Sciences Breakfast Reception

Saturday, May 10th, 8:00am, Samson Plaza

Graduating Seniors, Families and Friends are invited to attend a Continental Breakfast Reception in Keplinger Hall, First Floor.

Line Up

Saturday, May 10th, 9:00am, Reynolds Center

Graduates are to report to to the Practice Gym and go to the registration table for their college to obtain their official name card. Please, no children allowed in Line-Up/Processional.

This card will contain your name and any applicable honors designations to be read by the announcer. The name card will carry your name as requested for your diploma.

The announcer will read only the information preprinted on this card. Alterations and additions will be omitted. If the information on your card is incorrect, report to the table staffed by representatives of the Registrar's Office. Graduates will line up by college.

This same card will be used by the photographer to mail you a proof of the photograph taken as you receive your diploma from the President. Purchase information will be mailed to you by the photographer.

Commencement Ceremonies

Saturday, May 10th, 10:00am, Reynolds Center

The Processional will begin at 9:45am; the ceremony will last approximately one and one-half hours. Graduates may not leave the commencement area until the completion of the ceremony and recessional.

Graduates will receive a diploma cover only during commencement exercises. Diplomas will be mailed to each graduate at a later date.

College of Law Hooding Ceremony/Graduation Reception

Friday, May 10th, 5:00 p.m., Sharp Chapel

Graduating Law Students, Families and Friends are invited to attend a Reception in the Lorton Performance Center immediately following the ceremony.