Commencement 2017

2017 Commencement Exercises

Friday, May 5, 2017

10:30 a.m. Onward with Faithful Courage – A Senior Sendoff with Dr. Nido Qubein

James H. and Jesse E. Millis Athletic and Convocation

Open to all candidates for graduation and two guests


12:00 p.m. Class Picture & Toast

Cottrell Amphitheater

Open to all candidates for graduation


4:00 p.m. Baccalaureate Service

Wesley Memorial United Methodist Church

Open to undergraduate day candidates only and two guests

Graduates will assemble at 3:15 p.m. in the covered walkway in front of the Church 


Saturday, May 6, 2017

9:00 a.m.  – 12:00 p.m. Graduation Ceremony

Roberts Hall Lawn**

Graduates meet on the Kester International Promenade at 8:15am, dressed in cap and gown
** The rain site for the Graduation Ceremony will be the Millis Athletic/Convocation Center.  Tickets will be required for rain site only. The ceremony will be broadcast at other campus venues and available at For more information, call 336-841-4636.

Senior Profiles

Class of 2017: Derek Vadnais Works as Investment Specialist for Merrill Lynch
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Class of 2017 Profile: Kari Hurlbutt Joins the British Consulate General in NYC
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Class of 2017 Profile: Danielle Miller Teaches for Fairfax County Schools
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Commencement Weekend 2017 Photostream