Office of Major Events

  • Final Exercises

    Degree candidates, faculty, family and friends gather on the Lawn for Final Exercises.

  • Thomas Jefferson Foundation Medals

    The Thomas Jefferson Foundation Medals in Architecture, Law, and Citizen Leadership are given yearly on Founder's Day.

  • Sarah Drew speaks at Valedictory Exercises 2016

    UVA alumna Sarah Drew, film and television actress, was the featured speaker at Valedictory Exercises for the Class of 2016.

  • Finals Weekend

    Recent graduates gather for a photo after Final Exercises on the Lawn.

  • Fall Convocation

    Fall Convocation honors third-year students who are in the top twenty percent of their class through the first four semesters of undergraduate study.