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The Graduate School Spring Commencement
5 p.m. 
Friday, May 3, 2024
The Complex
401 Baytree Road 

Undergraduate Spring Commencement
7 p.m.
Saturday, May 4, 2024
Front Lawn
1500 N. Patterson Street

**Tickets are not required for either Commencement ceremony, and there is no limit on the number of guests a graduate can bring. Seating is first come first served. 

Email commencement@valdosta.edu with any questions. 

 

Important Dates and Deadlines

February 15, 2024: Ring Day at the VSU Bookstore (discounts will be available)

March 5-6, 2024: Grad Finale (more information below)

March 5, 2024: Spring Career Carnival from 11 a.m. - 1 p.m. at Converse Square

March 5, 2024: Career After Dark: A Professional Networking Event from 5:30 p.m. - 7 p.m. at Crane Plaza on North Campus

March 6, 2024: Spring Career Expo: The Pursuit of a Job from 2 p.m. - 5 p.m. at the Student Union Ballrooms

March 28, 2024: Deadline to buy cap and gown ONLINE to ensure they arrive before Commencement. Order cap and gown online . Graduates can still purchase their cap and gown in person at the VSU Bookstore until Commencement week. 

March 29, 2024: Deadline to apply for Spring 2024 graduation. Click here to apply. 

April 10, 2024: Spring Education Fair from noon - 4 p.m. in the Magnolia Room at the University Center

April 29, 2024: Ring Ceremony at 6 p.m. on VSU's Front Lawn

May 3, 2024: Graduate School Commencement at The Complex 5 p.m.

May 4, 2024: Undergraduate Commencement on the Front Lawn 7 p.m.


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. Grad Finale can be attended both in person and online. 

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
  • Get information about VSU's Graduate School programs
  • And so much more!

Date: March 5-6, 2024
In Person Location: 1st Floor of the Student Union by the VSU Bookstore
Time: 10:00am-6:00pm both days

Online Grad Finale

Click here to visit the Online Grad Finale page.

If you have questions about anything related to Spring 2024 Commencement, you can reach out to commencement@valdosta.edu for more information.  

 

Applying for Graduation

Graduates should apply for graduation with the Registrar’s Office the semester before they expect to graduate. Talking with your academic advisor can help with this process. The application must be received and the application fee must be paid before students are cleared to graduate.

Here is the link to apply for graduation and the link to pay the graduation fee: /academics/registrar/forms/graduation-forms.php

SPRING 2024 - Undergraduate Candidate List

SPRING 2024 - Graduate Candidate List

**If you have questions regarding the candidate list, please contact the Office of the Registrar at registrar@valdosta.edu

The Graduate School Spring Commencement
5 p.m. 
Friday, May 3, 2024
The Complex
401 Baytree Road 

Undergraduate Spring Commencement
7 p.m.
Saturday, May 4, 2024
Front Lawn
1500 N. Patterson Street

**Tickets are not required for either Commencement ceremony, and there is no limit on the number of guests a graduate can bring. Seating is first come first served. 

Email commencement@valdosta.edu with any questions. 

 

Important Dates and Deadlines

February 15, 2024: Ring Day at the VSU Bookstore (discounts will be available)

March 5-6, 2024: Grad Finale (more information below)

March 5, 2024: Spring Career Carnival from 11 a.m. - 1 p.m. at Converse Square

March 5, 2024: Career After Dark: A Professional Networking Event from 5:30 p.m. - 7 p.m. at Crane Plaza on North Campus

March 6, 2024: Spring Career Expo: The Pursuit of a Job from 2 p.m. - 5 p.m. at the Student Union Ballrooms

March 28, 2024: Deadline to buy cap and gown ONLINE to ensure they arrive before Commencement. Order cap and gown online . Graduates can still purchase their cap and gown in person at the VSU Bookstore until Commencement week. 

March 29, 2024: Deadline to apply for Spring 2024 graduation. Click here to apply. 

April 10, 2024: Spring Education Fair from noon - 4 p.m. in the Magnolia Room at the University Center

April 29, 2024: Ring Ceremony at 6 p.m. on VSU's Front Lawn

May 3, 2024: Graduate School Commencement at The Complex 5 p.m.

May 4, 2024: Undergraduate Commencement on the Front Lawn 7 p.m.


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. Grad Finale can be attended both in person and online. 

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
  • Get information about VSU's Graduate School programs
  • And so much more!

Date: March 5-6, 2024
In Person Location: 1st Floor of the Student Union by the VSU Bookstore
Time: 10:00am-6:00pm both days

Online Grad Finale

Click here to visit the Online Grad Finale page.

If you have questions about anything related to Spring 2024 Commencement, you can reach out to commencement@valdosta.edu for more information.  

 

Applying for Graduation

Graduates should apply for graduation with the Registrar’s Office the semester before they expect to graduate. Talking with your academic advisor can help with this process. The application must be received and the application fee must be paid before students are cleared to graduate.

Here is the link to apply for graduation and the link to pay the graduation fee: /academics/registrar/forms/graduation-forms.php

SPRING 2024 - Undergraduate Candidate List

SPRING 2024 - Graduate Candidate List

**If you have questions regarding the candidate list, please contact the Office of the Registrar at registrar@valdosta.edu