Inclement Weather Announcement

VCU is operating on a normal schedule. Therefore, the School of Business ceremony at 2:30 p.m. on Saturday, Dec. 9., will proceed as planned at the Greater Richmond Convention Center.

The safety of our students, our graduates and their guests, and our faculty and staff is our primary concern during emergencies and severe weather. Please allow yourself additional travel time.

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School of Business Commencement Ceremony

Graduating students will be individually recognized. Graduates must wear their cap, gown and hood and be ready to line up at 2 p.m. Signs will direct graduating students to the lineup area.

Tickets are not required for guests attending the event.

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 Please arrive early to allow ample time for parking. The entrance closest to Exhibit Hall A is located at the corner of Marshall and 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 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 Nov. 17, 2017. The convention center is wheelchair accessible.

University ceremony

Visit VCU Commencement or contact the graduation office at (804) 828-1917 for more details about the university graduation ceremony.