May 2020 Virtual Commencement
We’re excited to celebrate you and your stellar achievements, even though we cannot be together as planned.
The virtual celebration is not intended to be a replacement for an in-person ceremony.
Commencement care packages
VCUarts would like to acknowledge your accomplishments by sending you a commencement care package. This will include two copies of the printed program, featuring the names of the May 2020 graduates, and other items to commemorate this particular moment in your history. To be sure you receive this at your current U.S. address, please update your permanent address in eServices.
December 2020 Commencement
All 2020 graduates (spring, summer and fall) are invited to participate in the December commencement ceremonies.
VCU will be presenting a university-wide commencement ceremony on Saturday, December 12, 2020. More information is available at commencement.vcu.edu.
Our intent is to present a VCUarts commencement ceremony in December 2020. More details will be published on this page as they become available.
Previous commencement speakers:
- Sophia Li (BA ’13) – December 2019
- Elizabeth Turk – May 2019
- Jason Butler Harner (BFA ’92) – Dec. 2018
- Bobby C. Martin Jr. (BFA ’99) – May 2018
- Ashley Hawkins (BFA ’07) – Dec. 2017
- Michael Hearst (BM ’95) – May 2017
- Noah Scalin – Dec. 2016
- Jarvis Jefferson (BFA ’82) – May 2016
- John Paolini (MFA ’93) – Dec. 2015
- Anne Holton – May 2015
- Eric Booth – Dec. 2014
- Andy Stefanovich – May 2014
- Stephen Nachmanovitch – Dec. 2013
- Teresita Fernández (MFA ’92) – May 2013
- Elizabeth King – Dec. 2012
Resources for recent alumni
VCUarts alumni have access to career services, Adobe software discounts and more.