Graduate Commencement Ceremony (Blacksburg)

The Graduate School invites all graduating graduate students and their friends and families to its spring commencement ceremony. The event will be streamed live on VT’s website. Doctoral candidates and their hooding professors should report to the Spring Road side of Cassell Coliseum to check in between 10:30-11:30am. Master’s, education specialist and certificate candidates should report to Cassell Coliseum between 10:30-11:30am and follow the signage to the check-in location in Gym 213.


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Graduate Commencement Basics

General Commencement Information

Graduate School Summer Hours

Starting Monday, May 18, the Graduate School’s Blacksburg offices in the GLC will operate with summer hours, opening at 9:00am each day and closing at 4:00pm. The summer schedule will be in effect through Friday, Jul 31. Regular business hours (8-5) will resume on Aug 3. When the Graduate School is open but the GLC is closed, visitors may access Graduate School offices through the entrance door facing Squires Student Center.

The Graduate Life Center remains accessible 24/7 to all graduate students with a valid Hokie Passport. A secure drop box is available for form submissions immediately outside GLC 120.