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Ceremony Information-Times Coming Soon

The Graduate School Spring Commencement
Friday, May 5, 2023
The Complex
401 Baytree Road 

Undergraduate Spring Commencement
Saturday, May 6, 2023
Front Lawn
1500 N. Patterson Street

Fall 2022 Undergraduate Commencement on the Front Lawn

Picture above is from Fall 2022 Commencement on the Front Lawn

Fall 2022 Graduate School Commencement at The Complex

Picture above is from Fall 2022 Graduate School Commencement at The Complex. 

Important Dates and Deadlines-More Coming Soon

February 22, 2023: Ring Day at the VSU Bookstore (more information coming soon)

February 22, 2023: Volunteer Services Fair 11:000am - 2:00pm in the Student Union Rotunda

March 7-8, 2023: Grad Finale (more information below)

March 7, 2023: Spring Career Carnival 12:00pm - 2:00pm at Palms Quad

March 8, 2023: Spring Career Expo: The Pursuit of a Job 2:00pm - 5:00pm in the Student Union Ballrooms

March 31, 2023: Deadline to apply for Spring Graduation or request to walk early. Those forms are here

April 12, 2023: Spring Education Fair 12:00pm - 4:00pm in the UC Magnolia & Cypress Rooms

May 5, 2023: Graduate School Commencement at The Complex (time coming soon)

May 6, 2023: Undergraduate Commencement on the Front Lawn (time coming soon)


About Grad Finale

This is an important event for all students graduating in May. It is a one-stop-shop for everything graduates need to get ready for their big day. There will also be an Online Grad Finale for students not on campus. We will provide the link for that before the event. Here's more about Grad Finale:

  • Buy or order your cap and gown
  • Purchase your official class ring
  • Get professional or graduation photos taken
  • Order graduation announcements
  • Purchase alumni gifts
  • Join the 1906 society
  • And so much more!

Date: March 7-8, 2023
In Person Location: 1st Floor of the Student Union by the VSU Bookstore
Time: 10:00am-6:00pm both days

Link to Online Grad Finale: will be posted here before the event!

If you have questions about anything related to Spring 2023 Commencement, you can reach out to commencement@valdosta.edu for more information.