VWU Global Campus Commencement Ceremony: December 2021

VWU Global Campus Commencement Ceremony

Saturday, December 18, 2021
10:00 a.m.
TowneBank Arena, Jane P. Batten Student Center
Virginia Wesleyan University
5817 Wesleyan Dr., Virginia Beach, Virginia 23455

Campus Map/Parking

Commencement Speaker
Mavis McKenley, a 2011 adult studies graduate, former Alumni Council Chair, and current member of the VWU Board of Trustees. Learn more

Commencement Confirmation/Caps and Gowns
In order to participate in Commencement, graduates must complete their Graduation Cap and Gown (regalia) and Commencement Fee purchase here by Monday, November 22. Purchased items will be available for pick-up from the Office of Finance and Administration from December 13-17, between 9:00 a.m. and 4:00 p.m.

Guest Information
Graduates will be allowed seven (7) guests each. Graduates will pick up their allotted tickets with their purchased cap & gown (a.k.a. regalia) from the Office of Finance and Administration from December 13-17, between 9:00 a.m. and 4:00 p.m.
Guests must adhere to all posted signage about proper mask wearing inside all VWU buildings, including TowneBank Arena. Those not adhering to VWU's posted policies will be asked to leave.

Commencement Announcements
Announcements for each ceremony are available for purchase through the University Store website. Diploma frames and class rings are also available.

Commencement Rehearsal
Friday, December 17, 2021, at 11:00 a.m. in TowneBank Arena.
Graduates are strongly encouraged to attend rehearsal.

Livestream Information
The Commencement Ceremony will be livestreamed on the VWU Digital Broadcasting Network.

Photography and Video
Lifetouch Special Events provides photographs of each graduate who crosses the dais during Commencement. Photos may be purchased at events.lifetouch.com/vwu. Questions can be addressed to specialevents@lifetouch.com or 800.505.9496 Monday-Friday 8 a.m.-6 p.m. EST, or online at contact.lifetouch.com. There is no obligation to purchase photos. Candid photography will also be available for download on the University Flickr page. An archived video of the ceremony will be available through the VWU Digital Broadcasting Network.