VCU’s fall commencement set for Saturday

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Virginia Commonwealth University will hold its fall commencement activities on Saturday, conferring degrees to its August and December graduates.

The commencement ceremony starts at 10 a.m. at the Stuart C. Siegel Center, 1200 W. Broad St. Doors open at 8:45 a.m.

Media credentials are required for access to the floor of the Siegel Center. Credentials can be obtained during business hours starting today at the offices of University Public Affairs on the sixth floor at 912 W. Grace St., or may be picked up on the day of the event at the Siegel Center’s west entrance. Reserved parking for media is available in the Bowe Street Parking Deck, 609 Bowe St.

Students will receive professional, graduate and undergraduate degrees on Saturday. More than 2,300 students are expected to participate in commencement ceremonies. There are more than 2,500 total graduates for August and December. 

Join the VCU December Commencement conversation on Twitter by following @VCU and using the #VCU2015 hashtag when tweeting about commencement.

Share your commencement congratulations, pictures and VCU memories on InstagramTumblrTwitter and Facebook using the #VCU2015 hashtag and be included in a special VCU December Commencement Storify.

Watch Saturday’s ceremony live online at, starting at 10 a.m.