Classes of August 2021 and December 2021 VCU Universitywide Commencement Registration Form
Virginia Commonwealth University's December 2021 Commencement
Saturday, Dec. 11, 2021
10 a.m. - 12 p.m.
Stuart C. Siegel Center
1200 W. Broad St., Richmond, VA 23284
As guidance, best practices and circumstances evolve, changes in operations, modes of instruction and services at the university may be required. Face coverings will be required for all graduates and attendees.
***This form is for August and December 2021 graduates. If you graduated in 2020 or May 2021 please fill out the following form:
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TIPS TO COMPLETE YOUR REGISTRATION
Graduating students, please complete the form below to register your attendance and reserve your seat at the universitywide ceremony. Please note: Seating is limited. After you register, a confirmation will be sent to the email address you provided above. To change your registration, please click "edit response" in the confirmation email.
The graduates receiving the following degrees will communicate their attendance to the universitywide ceremony with their respective schools and will NOT NEED TO COMPLETE this form:
- Doctor of Dental Surgery
- Doctor of Education (Ed.D.)
- Doctor of Medicine
- Doctor of Pharmacy
- Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.)
ALL Ph.D. and Ed.D. candidates, please visit
for more information on how to RSVP for commencement.
Graduating students earning a master's degree from the da Vinci Center for Innovation should choose "Graduate School" in the list below. Those receiving certificates from the da Vinci Center for Innovation should choose the school or college relative to their major in the list below.
2020 and Spring 2021 graduates should fill out the following form:
GRADUATE ARRIVAL TIME
Graduates should arrive at the Siegel Center by 9 a.m., using the Harrison Street entrance.
***Be cautious wearing tall heels. You’ll be navigating stairs and escalators, so comfortable footwear is highly recommended.
***Graduates, if you arrive after 9:30 a.m., you may be unable to sit with your school.
Dec. 10 - Will take place at the Siegel Center, 1200 W. Broad St., from 1 p.m. to 7 p.m. Appointments required. Please register using this link
Dec. 11 - Will take place at the Siegel Center, 1200 W. Broad St., prior to Commencement exercises from 7:30 to 9:30 a.m. Graduates who wish to participate in this final portrait opportunity should plan to arrive early. Registration not required.
There is no obligation to purchase the portrait; you will receive proofs via email showing each available background.
Parking is available to the public for free at two VCU parking decks: the West Broad Street Parking Deck, located at 1111 W. Broad St., and the Bowe Street Parking Deck, 609 Bowe St. For maps and directions, visit
GUEST TICKETS & SEATING
For the universitywide ceremony, tickets for guests are not required. Seating for guests is available on a first come, first served basis. There is no reserved seating. Doors to the Siegel Center will open at 9 a.m.
CONNECT WITH VCU ALUMNI
Connect now with VCU Alumni to discover all the ways you can remain connected with your alma mater long after the big day. For more information, please visit
College of Engineering
College of Health Professions
College of Humanities and Sciences
School of the Arts
School of Business
School of Dentistry
School of Education
L. Douglas Wilder School of Government Public Affairs
School of Medicine
School of Nursing
School of Pharmacy
School of Social Work
VCU Life Sciences
VCU Office of Research and Innovation
Degree (excludes DDS, EdD, MD, PharmD and PhD)
Will you attend VCU Commencement at the Stuart C. Siegel Center?
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This helps us estimate how many guests we can expect for VCU Commencement at the Siegel Center. Your guests will not need tickets.
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