Graduating with University Honors

Honors College students who have completed the rigorous academic requirements and have successfully presented a capstone project are eligible to graduate with University Honors. In order to earn this distinction, you must satisfy the requirements detailed below.

Students graduating in May must submit their graduation application by January 1.

Class of 2021 May Commencement

Please join us for an in-person and live-streamed Honors Graduation Ceremony.


Date: Friday, May 14, 2021

Location: Stuart C. Siegel Center, 1200 W Broad St, Richmond, VA 23284

Time: Doors open at 9:00AM. Ceremony begins at 10:00AM and will end no later than 11:00AM.

Tickets are required.

Masks are to be worn properly at all times, except for a socially distanced picture with the Honors College Dean.

Students will be required to show their VCU Entry Pass for admittance. Guests will be screened separately.

Live stream link:

More information will be emailed to graduates.

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