School of Business Graduate Programs Commencement


When: Sat., May 11 @ 1:30 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.
Host: Department of Accounting, Department of Economics, Department of Finance, Insurance, and Real Estate, Department of Information Systems, Department of Management, Department of Marketing, Department of Supply Chain Management and Analytics, Kornblau Real Estate Program, Office of Student Engagement
Additional Host: Graduate Studies Office
Event contact: Graduate Studies Office, 804.828.4622
Audience: Graduate students
Building: Dominion Energy Center Carpenter Theatre
Address: 600 East Grace Street, Richmond, VA


Virginia Commonwealth University School of Business faculty, staff and alumni
cordially invite you to attend our
School of Business Graduate Programs Commencement

Graduating students should be lined up by 1 p.m. Doors will open at 12:30pm for graduates to enter near Rhythm Hall on Grace Street near 7th Street. Only graduates in regalia will be permitted to enter.

Guest Tickets: Doors will open at 12:30pm for guests to enter the Carpenter Theatre at the corner of 6th & Grace Streets. Guests must present a ticket for entry until 1:30pm. Guests with and without tickets will be admitted after 1:30pm as space permits.  All venue seating is general admission unless otherwise marked.

Please arrive early to allow ample time for parking. Parking is available in several places near the Carpenter Theatre. Mobility impaired guests will be able to find close proximity parking in the lot across from the Carpenter Theatre on Grace Street. Visit the Dominion Energy Center web site for directions and additional parking information.  Note that many parking options may be cash-only. 

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

Special Needs: The Carpenter Theatre entrance at the corner of 6th and Grace Streets is accessible for patrons with disabilities, and additional accessibility information for the venue may be found here.  Students that are not able to climb stairs to reach the stage should contact Austen Gouldman ( to discuss an alternate route. Any other accommodations for students or guests should also be shared with Austen Gouldman as far in advance as possible.

Questions? Please contact the Office of Graduate Studies, Snead Hall B3102, at 804.828.4622 with any questions.

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For more information about the VCU Commencement ceremony call 804.828.1917.