Welcome to the culmination of your time here at the VCU School of Dentistry. I know this is a time you, your families and your friends have been looking forward to for quite some time. You each should be proud of your accomplishment. The School of Dentistry family looks forward to celebrating with you during this exciting time. 

This site provides important information regarding events during graduation week for you and your guests. Please take note of the dates and times of all events. Should you have any questions, please contact Cindy Cheely in the Dean’s Office for further clarification.

Information for graduates and guests

Timeline of events

Friday, Jan 29

5 p.m.

Graduation applications due in DocuSign

Monday, March 11

8 a.m. - 5 p.m.

Graduation Information Packet Pick-Up: Lyons 450 (Ms. Easley’s Office)

Tuesday, March 12

10 a.m. - 5 p.m.

Grad Fair: Purchase and pick up regalia at Barnes & Noble @ MCV at 601 N. 10th St. Order announcements and diploma frames. Regalia available at the Bookstore until Graduation.

Friday, March 29

5 p.m.

Future Plans Survey completed

Wednesday, May 1

6 - 8 p.m.

Senior Toast Dinner: Crockett Lounge

Friday, May 3

7:30 p.m.

Senior Gala: Ashton Creek Vineyard - (Invitation Only)

Friday, May 3

5 p.m.

ADEA Survey completed

Friday, May 3

5 p.m.

Exit Checklist completed

Friday, May 3

5 p.m.

DDS or DH program evaluation completed

Thursday, May 9

11 a.m.

Senior Awards Ceremony: Egyptian Building (invitation only)

Thursday, May 9

3 p.m.

Military Promotion Ceremony: Virginia War Memorial - More information to follow

Friday, May 10

9:30 a.m.

Hooding Ceremony: Altria Theater - Doors open for guests at 8:30 a.m.

Saturday, May 11

10 a.m.

VCU Commencement : Greater Richmond Convention Center (Students to be there by 9 a.m.) - Doors open for guests at 9 a.m.