Graduate Events

Please note that the Graduate Events Schedule is still being updated. Dates, times, and locations of events will be added as they become available.

Regalia Pick-up Nights
April 21-24, 2014, 5:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m.
North Atrium, Stafford Campus
If you are unable to pick-up your regalia during the above times your regalia will be available for pick-up in the Library in the South Building of the Stafford Campus.

Graduation Ball
Thursday, May 8, 2014, 9 p.m. – 1 a.m.
William M. Anderson Center
Seniors and graduate students are invited to a formal celebration with music, food, and a cash wine bar. Dress is formal to semi-formal. Each student will receive two free tickets and are welcome to bring a non-senior or non-UMW student as a date. Information on ticket pick-up will be provided at a later date. The tickets are the only means of entrance for the event and are used to receive a Grad Ball glass at the end of the evening. All attendees 21 + years of age will receive a wristband at the check-in table. The event is for seniors and graduate students who graduated in Fall 2013 or are graduating in Spring 2014. If you have any questions, please contact Student Activities at 540/654-1061 or

Graduation Ceremony
Friday, May 9, 2014, 7:30 p.m.
William M. Anderson Center
Degree candidates should report to the ground floor of the Anderson Center no later than 6:45 p.m.  Ushers will be available to show graduates where and how to line up.

Graduation Reception
Friday, May 9, 2014
William M. Anderson Center
Please join the University for a reception at the Anderson Center immediately following the ceremony.