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Finals Weekend

Important Notice

The information on this page is for Finals Weekend 2021. Information regarding the postponed Final Exercises for the Class of 2020 is available here. Information regarding UVA's response to COVID-19 is available here.

Schedule of Events

The Finals Weekend 2021 Schedule of Events is still being finalized. More information will be added to the schedule below as it is confirmed.

Friday, May 21, 2021

12:00 p.m.
Joint Commissioning Exercises for Army, Marine Corps, Navy, and Air Force Candidates
Location: TBA
Speaker: TBA

3:00 p.m.
Valedictory Exercises 

John Paul Jones Arena
Speaker: TBA

9:00 p.m. - Midnight
Fourth-Year Class Party (Tickets required) 
Location: TBA

 

Saturday, May 22, 2021

10:00 a.m.
Academic Procession and Final Exercises for:
(Tickets required)

  • Graduate School of Arts & Sciences
  • College of Arts & Sciences

The Lawn (Severe-Weather Site: John Paul Jones Arena)
Speaker: TBA

Afternoon (following Final Exercises)
Department Graduation Ceremonies for the College & Graduate School of Arts & Sciences
Ceremonies where graduates will be recognized individually for their academic accomplishments, and awards will be presented.

 

Sunday, May 23, 2021

10:00 a.m.
Academic Procession and Final Exercises for:
(Tickets required)

  • School of Architecture
  • Frank Batten School of Leadership and Public Policy
  • School of Continuing & Professional Studies
  • Curry School of Education and Human Development
  • Darden School of Graduate Business Administration
  • School of Data Science
  • School of Engineering & Applied Science
  • School of Law
  • McIntire School of Commerce
  • School of Medicine
  • School of Nursing

The Lawn (Severe-Weather Site: John Paul Jones Arena)
Speaker: TBA

Afternoon (following Final Exercises)
School and Department Graduation Ceremonies
Ceremonies where graduates will be recognized individually for their academic accomplishments, and awards will be presented.

 

Last Updated: June 22, 2020