Spring 2019 Commencement

The University Commencement exercise for all graduates of Virginia Tech will be held on Friday, May 17 at 8:30 am in Lane Stadium and typically lasts an hour. More information can be found at https://vt.edu/commencement.html

The College of Agriculture and Life Sciences Undergraduate Commencement Ceremony will be held at noon on Friday, May 17, 2019 in Cassell Coliseum for all associate and bachelor candidates. This is the ceremony in which graduate's names are called and they walk across stage. 


Family and Guests Information

Candidates can expect adequate seating for parents and guests and no tickets are required. The doors of Cassell Coliseum will be open at 11:00 am. Parking may be problem so please plan accordingly. Cassell Coliseum is NOT air conditioned. The ceremony normally lasts about 1.5 to 2 hours.


Accessibility, Wheelchair, and Disability Accommodations

If anyone who is attending graduation needs special assistance, please use the University webpage www.ssd.vt.edu or call 540-231-0858 or TTY 540-231-0853 for additional information. If there are guests who are non-ambulatory, they and their families can find wheelchair seating at portals 14, 15, 16, 17, or 18. 


Reception for Graduating Students

All graduating students from the Agricultural Technology Program and their guests are invited to attend a reception immediately following the commencement ceremony in 1810 Litton-Reaves Hall.