Spring Commencement 2018

Congratulations graduates! We are looking forward to this year's all-college Commencement Ceremony in which all students will receive individual recognition. The Commencement Ceremony will provide a consistent experience for all graduates and guests.

The Radford University 2018 Spring Commencement Ceremony will be on Saturday, May 5, on Moffett Lawn, beginning at 11 a.m. This is a campus-wide ceremony. Each college will hold receptions and/or recognition events throughout Graduation Week.

The College of Graduate Studies and Research Hooding and Commencement Ceremony will be Friday, May 4, at 5 p.m. in the Dedmon Center.

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The Radford University Pipes and Drums Band leads the commencement processional

Schedule of Events

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.

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Congratulations soon-to-be-graduates! As you count down the days to commencement, please take a few moments to make sure that you have taken care of the details so that you can relax and enjoy commencement weekend when it arrives.

Students graduate from Radford University
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Guests share a congratulatory moment during Radford University commencement


Families, friends and guests are an integral part of commencement day celebrations for Radford University students. Visitors for commencement day are encouraged to stay up to date on important information in order to know what to expect on your student's big day.



Rad Grads

I feel confident entering into the workforce after graduation because my time at Radford University has taught me life skills that will help me in a professional environment. I know that I will be successful in any job that I go in to because of the lessons I have learned and all of the experiences I have had.”

Courtney Ward

Bachelor of Business Administration in marketing, minor in economics

Courtney Ward