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Graduate School Commencement

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Spring 2024 Commencment

The Spring 2024 Commencement schedule can be found here: https://commencement.vt.edu/schedule/spring.html. New this year: in Blacksburg, most Master’s degree graduates will be recognized at individual college ceremonies. The Blacksburg Graduate School Ceremony will only recognize Ph.D. Candidates and Interdisciplinary Graduate Education Program Masters students. 

In the Washington, D.C. Metro Area, the Graduate School Commencement will be held on Sunday, May 12, 2024, at 1 pm at the George Mason University Center for the Arts in Fairfax, VA. Graduates from the Washington, D.C. Metro Area, as well as online programs, may choose to attend commencement in the Washington, D.C. Metro Area, Blacksburg, or both. Please check with your individual programs for more details.

More information about Commencement can be found here: https://commencement.vt.edu/.  This section will be updated as more information becomes available.

Fall 2023 Graduation Ceremony