May 30, 2023

Commencement plans for the classes of 2020 and 2021

To the campus community:

As many of you know, UMW will be abuzz May 6-9 as nine different Commencement ceremonies will take place for the classes of 2020 and 2021. The ceremonies are limited in size and scope in order to abide by COVID-19 protocols and the governor’s directives regarding crowd size.

So that you aware, the following email went out to the graduates this afternoon:

Students who indicated they wanted to participate in a ceremony will be invited to choose a date and time via a text message on Thursday, April 15 at noon. Graduating students may invite up to four guests to join the celebration on the UMW Recreation Field adjacent to the Alvey parking deck.


Ceremonies for the Class of 2020 are scheduled for:

Thursday, May 6 at 10:00 a.m.
Thursday, May 6 at 1:30 p.m.
Friday, May 7 at 10:00 a.m.


Ceremonies for the Class of 2021 are scheduled for:

Saturday, May 8 at 9:00 a.m.
Saturday, May 8 at 12:30 p.m.
Saturday, May 8 at 3:45 p.m.
Sunday, May 9 at 9:00 a.m.
Sunday, May 9 at 12:30 p.m.
Sunday, May 9 at 3:45 p.m.


For further details about our celebration, please visit: