School of Business Commencement Ceremony


Start: Sat., Dec. 9 @ 2:30 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Host: Department of Accounting, Department of Economics, Department of Finance, Insurance, and Real Estate, Department of Management, Department of Marketing, Office of Student Engagement
Additional Host: Graduate Studies, Undergraduate Studies
Event contact: Office of Undergraduate Studies Snead Hall, Room B1100 (804) 828-3710
Audience: Graduate students, Undergraduate students
Building: Greater Richmond Convention Center
Address: 403 N 3rd St, Richmond, VA 23219
Room: Exhibit Hall A

Graduating students will be individually recognized. Graduates must wear their cap, gown and hood and be ready to line-up at 2:00 p.m. 

Tickets are NOT required for guests attending the event.
All Graduating Students will please arrive wearing cap and gown to the Greater Richmond Convention Center no later than 2:00 p.m. for check-in. Signs will direct graduating students to the lineup area.
Location and directions 

The ceremony will be held in the Greater Richmond Convention Center in Exhibit Hall A. The GRCC is located at 403 N 3rd St, Richmond, VA 23219. For directions, parking instructions, and venue details, visit www.richmondcenter.comPlease arrive early to allow ample time for parking. The entrance closest to Exhibit Hall A is located at the corner of Marshall & 5th streets.

The ceremony will begin promptly at 2:30 p.m. No entry is permitted during the processional. The ceremony should conclude around 4:00 p.m.

A professional photographer will photograph each graduate during the ceremony. Ordering information will be included in the event program.

Special Needs 
Requests for special accommodations for graduating students should be made to the Office of Undergraduate Studies at 804-828-3710 no later than Friday, November 17, 2017. The convention center is wheelchair accessible. 

What if I have more questions?

The School of the Business takes great pride in recognizing its graduates. If you have any questions or need more information about the VCU School of Business Commencement ceremony, please call the school's Undergraduate Studies Office at (804) 828-3710 or email  If you have questions about the University ceremony, please call the Graduation Office at (804) 828-1917.