Virginia Wesleyan College's annual Commencement ceremonies are held at the end of spring semester. These ceremonies bring together the College community to mark the achievement of degrees and for graduating students to be recognized and celebrated.
Students must submit an Application for Graduation via the Registrar to participate in Commencement, available on WebAdvisor. December graduates from the previous semester are eligible to participate in May Commencement.
Location/Seating: Commencement is held the Convocation Center inside the Jane P. Batten Student Center. No tickets are required. Seating is available on a first-come, first-serve basis.
FOR GRADUATING SENIORS: Visit the Commencement Information page for detailed instructions on academic deadlines, dress requirements, rehearsals and more.
Saturday, May 14, 2016
Commencement in the Convocation Center, Jane P. Batten Student Center, on the campus of Virginia Wesleyan. Doors to the Convocation Center open at 10 a.m. General seating is first-come, first-served.
Please check back soon for more detailed information on Commencement 2016, Baccalaureate and the ROTC Commissioning Ceremony.
2016 Commencement Speaker
Carrie Hessler-Radelet, Director of the U.S. Peace Corps
Director of the Peace Corps Carrie Hessler-Radelet will deliver the keynote address at Virginia Wesleyan College's 47th Commencement Ceremony on Saturday, May 14, 2016 in the Jane P. Batten Student Center. Learn more