Faculty Information

Commencement Weekend Information

Review the Commencement schedule of events and the student information so that you will be fully briefed on commencement activities.

Parking & Shuttle

Regular routes for the Radford Transit will not be operating on Saturday, December 16. However, in order to accommodate commencement attendees, two shuttles will continuously run from Lots CC, Z, E and U (all across the bridge toward the Dedmon Center) to Lot A (Preston Hall) from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m.


10 a.m. Ceremony

Faculty should meet in the Martin Hall lobby at 9:30 a.m. for the the College of Humanities and Behavioral Sciences and the Waldron College of Health and Human Services.

1 p.m. Ceremony

Faculty in the Artis College of Science and Technology, College of Business and Economics, the College of Education and Human Development and the College of Visual and Performing Arts ceremony should meet at 12:30 p.m. in the Martin Hall lobby. The faculty lineup will extend down the hall in Preston Hall to the stairs up to the auditorium entrance.

Academic Regalia

Faculty who wish to rent academic regalia for commencement may do so through the Radford University Bookstore. Rentals must be prepaid and orders must be placed by December 4. The bookstore will be open from 7:30 a.m. - 4 p.m. on the day of commencement so you may pick up and return the regalia that day for your convenience.

Inclement Weather

December weather is always difficult to predict. We will monitor the forecast carefully and if severe weather appears likely to impact the ceremonies, we will provide regular updates via email to our graduating students. Any changes to the commencement schedules will also be available on this website, online at www.radford.edu and on Public Radio WVRU. Updates will also be available via social media on Radford University’s Facebook and Twitter sites.

Semester Grades

Semester grades are due by Monday, Dec. 18 at 10 a.m.