VCU Dec. 2016 Commencement Faculty Processional
Virginia Commonwealth University's December Commencement
Saturday, December 10, 2016
E.J. Wade Arena at the Stuart C. Siegel Center
For more information, visit the VCU Commencement website.
Are you a teaching and research faculty member who would like to participate in the faculty processional and celebrate this December's graduating students? You are in the right place!
Register your attendance and participation by completing the ticket form. Please RSVP no later than December 6, 2016.
Please note: Faculty members in need of regalia will need to place an order with their respective campus bookstore by Friday, November 4, 2016.
What is the difference between VCU’s university wide ceremony and VCU’s departmental ceremonies?
At departmental ceremonies, graduates will be recognized individually and typically will walk across the stage. Click here for a complete listing of departmental ceremonies. Departmental ceremonies are separate from the universitywide ceremony, held on Saturday, December 10 at 10 a.m. at the E.J. Wade Arena at the Stuart C. Siegel Center, located at 1200 West Broad Street. At the universitywide ceremony, graduates are recognized collectively by school or degree, with the exception of Ph.D. and Ed.D. candidates, who will be recognized individually.
What time should I arrive at the E.J. Wade Arena at the Stuart C. Siegel Center?
Faculty, please plan to arrive by 9:15 a.m. in your regalia to line up for the processional.
What are my parking options?
Complimentary parking is available at the VCU parking decks located at 1111 W. Broad St. and 609 Bowe St. For maps and directions, visit maps.vcu.edu/monroepark/siegelcenter.
Where do I go once I arrive at the E.J. Wade Arena at the Stuart C. Siegel Center?
Faculty members will enter the E.J. Wade Arena at the Stuart C. Siegel Center through the doors on Harrison Street. Follow the signs located throughout the concourse. Please note: all faculty from all schools and colleges will line up together in the lower level of the E.J. Wade Arena at the Stuart C. Siegel Center. Commencement staff will be on hand to help you.
What if I am graduating?
Congratulations! If you are a faculty member who is graduating and would like to participate in the Commencement activities as a graduate, please RSVP here.
For questions or additional iformation, please email UNIVevent@vcu.edu.