A look at graduation plans for Richmond-area universities

A look at graduation plans for Richmond-area universities
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RICHMOND, Va. (WWBT) - Virginia graduates are gearing up for commencement ceremonies in Central Virginia, and plans vary by university.

Here are the outlined plans for universities in the Richmond area:

University of Richmond

UofR is holding its commencement ceremony on May 9 at 9 a.m. with doors opening at 8 a.m. Each graduate is allowed to bring two guests. To allow for social distancing, groups will be seated as three people: one graduate and two guests.

The ceremony will also be livestreamed and recorded. For more information, click here.

Virginia Commonwealth University

VCU will hold a university-wide, virtual commencement ceremony on May 15. In-person ceremonies will be be planned at the academic unit level and planned through direct communication with students.

For more information, click here.

Virginia State University

VSU will hold its in-person graduation on May 23 and honor spring 2020, fall 2020 and spring 2021 graduates.

The class of 2021 will be honored at 9 a.m. and the class of 2020 will be honored at 2 p.m.

Each graduate is allowed to bring two guests.

More information can be found here.

Virginia Union University

VUU’s virtual graduation ceremony will be held May 8 at 10 a.m. The ceremony will be broadcasted on the university’s Facebook and Youtube channel.

Students are invited to attend smaller, virtual ceremonies after the school-wide commencement. For more information, visit VUU’s website here.

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