Schedule of Events

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. 

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RUC Campus

Thursday, December 12, 2019

Time Event Location
11 a.m. Physician Assistant White Coat Ceremony Vinton War Memorial
4 p.m. Nursing Pinning Ceremony Roanoke Scottish Rite Temple
4 p.m. Master of Occupational Therapy Pinning Vinton War Memorial
5:30 p.m. Doctor of Occupational Therapy Graduation Reception Vinton War Memorial

Friday, December 13, 2019

Time Event Location
Noon
2019 Winter Commencement and Hooding Ceremony Berglund Center

Note: this ceremony was changed from 10 a.m. to noon due to anticipated inclement weather.

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Main Campus

Friday, December 13, 2019

Time

Event

Location

10 a.m. ROTC Commissioning Ceremony Hurlburt Student Center Combo Room, Second Floor
1-3 p.m. School of Nursing Pinning Ceremony Bondurant Auditorium
12-4 p.m. Master of Occupational Therapy Pinning Hurlburt Student Center Auditorium

5 p.m.

College of Graduate Studies and Research, Commencement
and Hooding Ceremony

Bondurant Auditorium, Preston Hall
(RSVP card will be emailed to your Radford University email).

7 p.m. Multicultural Congratulatory Ceremony Hurlburt Student Center Auditorium

Saturday, December 14, 2019

Time

Event

Location

9 a.m.

10 a.m.

Doors Open

Ceremony for students receiving degrees from:

  • College of Humanities and Behavioral Sciences
  • Waldron College of Health and Human Services

Bondurant Auditorium, Preston Hall

12:15 p.m.

1 p.m.
                                 

Doors Open

Ceremony for students receiving degrees from:

  • Artis College of Science and Technology
  • Davis College of Business and Economics
  • College of Education and Human Development
  • College of Visual and Performing Arts

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 commencement map [PDF]). Signs will be present to guide guests to handicapped entrance.