Winter Commencement 2013 Schedule

Winter Commencement is filled with activities, events, and ceremonies to recognize the accomplishments of Radford University's graduates and to celebrate with their friends, families, and others in the Radford University community. To find the location of buildings, view the campus map.

Friday, December 13

Time Event Location
1 p.m. School of Nursing Pinning Ceremony Bondurant Auditorium, Preston Hall
2:45 p.m. Occupational Therapy Pinning Ceremony 014 Heth Hall
5 p.m. College of Graduate and Professional Studies, Commencement
and Hooding Ceremony
Bondurant Auditorium, Preston Hall
(RSVP card will be emailed to your RU email on November 1).

Saturday, December 14

Time Event Location
10 a.m.
(doors open at 9:30 a.m.)
Ceremony for students receiving degrees from:
College of Education and Human Development
College of Humanities and Behavioral Sciences
Bondurant Auditorium, Preston Hall
1 p.m.
(doors open at 12:30 p.m.)
Ceremony for students receiving degrees from:
College of Business and Economics
College of Science and Technology
College of Visual and Performing Arts
Waldron College of Health and Human Services
Bondurant Auditorium, Preston Hall

*All students should enter at the bottom floor of Preston Hall and proceed to the student line-up area. Families and guests please enter at the main entrance of the Bondurant Auditorium, Preston Hall (see campus map). Signs will be present to guide guests to handicapped entrance.


Each guest attending the commencement ceremony in the Bondurant Auditorium will be required to present an admission ticket. Five color-coded tickets will be issued to each graduating student. Tickets will be available at the Registrar’s Office between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m. beginning Thursday, December 5 until Friday, December 13. Students in the College of Business and Economics must attend their college meeting on Friday, December 13, 11 a.m. to noon in BE320 to pick up their tickets. It is the responsibility of the student to obtain these tickets and distribute to family and guests attending the ceremony. If there is available seating after all ticket holders are seated, guests without tickets may be allowed to enter and be seated as space allows. Ticket holders should arrive at the auditorium no later than 10 minutes prior to the start of the ceremony.


A live stream of the Saturday ceremonies will be available on the Radford.edu homepage.