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Washington, D.C., Metro Area Commencement Ceremony

Congratulations to the Virginia Tech Greater Washington DC Area Graduate Class of 2021!!!

DC Area In-Person Event

VT Commencement Celebrations in the DC Metro region were held in-person at the Northern Virginia Center in Falls Church on May 18th. 

A recorded livestream of the Celebration can be seen below or on our YouTube channel.

DC Area Online Event

The Virtual Commencement Celebration can be seen below or on our YouTube channel.

We completed our Commencement celebrations on May 23rd with a video featuring messages from students, staff, and faculty from Virginia Tech in the DC Area, plus the reading of graduates' names.

Blacksburg In-Person Events

The in-person events in Blacksburg can be viewed here.

See Our KudoBoard with Congratulatory Messages:

In-Person Celebration Photographs

Information about the GradImages Professional Photographs taken during the In-Person Celebration

Photo proofs have already been sent. Each graduate who shared their email and/or mailing address with the GradImages photographers should have received a copy of his/her proofs.

Information for graduates: For any inquiries about photos, contact the GradImages’ Customer Service Department at (800) 261-2576, online at, or email


As an alum, make sure you take advantage of the Alumni website which has wonderful resources to keep in touch with your fellow graduates as well as career networking.  

DC Hokies:  If you are in the DC area, bookmark the DC Hokies for events around town during the year: