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.

The Commencement map [PDF] includes the locations of the all college ceremony, college receptions and programs and parking.

Friday, May 4

Time Event Location
10 a.m. ROTC Commissioning Ceremony Hurlburt Student Center Auditorium
Noon - 3 p.m. DPT White Coat and Pinning Ceremony
(Students may bring up to five guests each.)
Muse Hall Banquet Room
1 - 3:30 p.m. School of Nursing Pinning Ceremony Bondurant Auditorium, Preston Hall
2 p.m. Artis College of Science & Technology Awards Ceremony and Reception McGuffey Hall, Room 203
2 - 4 p.m. College of Humanities and Behavioral Sciences - Open House and Receptions CHBS Building, First and Third Floor Atriums
5 - 7 p.m. College of Graduate Studies & Research Hooding and Commencement Ceremony
Contact: Teri Hills, thills2@radford.edu or 540-831-6344
Dedmon Center
7:30 - 9 p.m. Multicultural Congratulatory Ceremony (formerly Donning of the Kente)
Contact: Center for Diversity and Inclusion, diverse@radford.edu
or 540-831-5765
Bondurant Auditorium, Preston Hall

Saturday, May 5

Time Event Location
8 - 10 a.m. College of Business and Economics Reception Kyle Hall, Room 340
8:30 - 10 a.m. College of Education and Human Development Reception Peters Hall Gym
9 - 10 a.m. College of Visual and Performing Arts Reception Scartelli Atrium, Covington Center
9 - 10 a.m. Waldron College of Health and Human Services Reception Cook Hall, Room 107
11 a.m. Commencement Ceremony Moffett Lawn