The commencement ceremony will be held on campus (3000 College Avenue in Bluefield, Virginia) in the Quad.
Family and Guest parking will be available along the front entrance of campus (#17, 16, 15 on Campus Map). The parking lot directly behind Shott Hall (#14 on Campus Map) will be reserved for graduates, faculty, staff, and volunteers.
Graduates are to report to the front steps of Lansdell Hall wearing their cap and gown, at 8:30 a.m. on May 6th, for Commencement instructions and the Class of 2023 group photo. Graduates will receive cords during this time.
The commencement ceremony will begin at approximately 10:00 a.m.
The 2023 Commencement will be recorded and shared through the Bluefield University YouTube channel (This will be linked on our various social media accounts.)
A campus photographer will be taking pictures throughout the ceremony. Commencement photos will be uploaded to the Media Gallery on the Bluefield University website and a link will be emailed to graduates. Family and friends are welcome to take photos after the ceremony on or near the stage area as well as outside around campus.