A student standing and waving during the commencement ceremony.
VCU has approximately 4,990 total graduates representing 43 countries this spring, including 3,220 undergraduates. (University Marketing)

VCU to celebrate spring commencement on Saturday

Author and interior designer Charlotte Moss will deliver the keynote address.

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Virginia Commonwealth University will celebrate spring commencement on Saturday.

VCU will hold commencement at 10 a.m. at the Greater Richmond Convention Center, 403 N. Third St. The university also will host an assortment of in-person graduation ceremonies at the department, school and college levels. VCU has approximately 4,990 total graduates this spring representing 43 countries, including 3,220 undergraduates.

VCU alum Charlotte Moss, an author and influential interior designer, will deliver the commencement keynote address. Samia Saleem, who is graduating with a bachelor’s degree in psychology, will serve as the student speaker.  

The universitywide commencement broadcast will stream at vcu.edu. For more details about commencement, visit commencement.vcu.edu. More information about unit-level events can be found at https://commencement.vcu.edu/departmental-ceremony/. Doors will open for guests for the universitywide ceremony at 8:30 a.m. No tickets are required.

Media credentials are required for access to the floor of the convention center and for reserved media seating near the stage. Media members may obtain credentials from University Public Affairs during business hours at 912 W. Grace St., sixth floor, or from a staff member at the Fifth and Marshall entrance to the Greater Richmond Convention Center Exhibit Hall Pavilion on the day of commencement. Proof of media affiliation is required to receive credentials.

Limited media parking will be available in the Greater Richmond Convention Center driveway on the right side of North Fifth Street between Marshall and Broad streets. Media vehicles either should be marked or should display a media placard.