Finals Weekend 2017

Finals Weekend Important Notice

The information on this page is for Finals Weekend 2017. Please check back soon for information regarding Finals Weekend 2018, May 18-20.

Guest Services (Food, Info. Booths, etc.)

The information below will help you successfully navigate Finals Weekend and make your experience truly memorable. We will continue to update this page, so please check back for updates.

Final Exercises Programs

Degree Candidates

Programs will be placed on the seats of all graduating students for Final Exercises on the Lawn; hence, they do not need to pick up a copy of the program prior to the Academic Procession on the Lawn.

Families and Guests

For families and guests, programs will be available at information booths, on the Lawn, and at remote viewing locations.
 

First Aid

The Emergency Medical Services treatment area, staffed jointly by the University of Virginia Health System Special Event Medical Management team and Charlottesville-Albemarle Rescue Squad personnel, will be located on McCormick Road in front of Peabody Hall during the ceremonies on Friday, Saturday, and Sunday. If assistance is needed, alert an usher, police officer, or bus driver.
 

Food Services

Food stands will be located throughout Grounds serving beverage and snacks on Finals Weekend. Light breakfast items (doughnuts, pastries, muffins, fruit juice, soda, bottled water, and coffee) will be offered for sale Saturday and Sunday mornings. Food stands will be open from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. Lunch items will be available beginning mid-morning.

Friday, May 19

A food stand located on McCormick Road near Garrett Hall will be open from 2 to 5 p.m. serving beverages and snacks.

Saturday, May 20 and Sunday, May 21

Food Stand Locations

  • west of the Rotunda near the Chapel (beverages only)
  • on McCormick Road between Patterson and Colonnade Alleys (ice cream & lemonade stand)
  • on McCormick Road near Garrett Hall
  • sidewalk between Thornton Hall and Chemical Engineering Research Building
  • east of the Rotunda near Brooks Hall (beverages only)

In addition to the food stands, the following locations will be open on Saturday and Sunday:

  • Newcomb Hall - 1819 Supply Convenience Store- 7 a.m. to 3 p.m.
  • Newcomb Hall - Pavilion XI Food Court - 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.
  • University Bookstore - Einstein Bros. Bagels - 7 a.m. to 3 p.m.
     

Information Booths

Information booths will be available around Grounds for guests that have questions or need assistance.  These booths will also have Finals Programs available for distribution.

Friday, May 19

8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

  • Newcomb Hall Information Desk (first floor)
  • Newcomb Hall Event Information Station (third floor)

1:30 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.

  • on McCormick Road near Minor Hall
  • west of the Rotunda near the Chapel

Saturday, May 20 and Sunday, May 21

7:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.

  • east of the Rotunda near Brooks Hall

7:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.

  • on McCormick Road near Thornton Hall

7:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.

  • on McCormick Road near Minor Hall
  • west of the Rotunda near the Chapel

7:00 a.m. - 7:00 p.m.

  • Newcomb Hall Information Desk (first floor)
  • Newcomb Hall Event Information Station (third floor)
     

Lost & Found

During Finals Weekend, lost and found items are turned into the staff working at the Newcomb Hall Information Desk.  It is located on the first floor of Newcomb Hall. Please call (434) 924-3601 or email reservenewcomb@virginia.edu if you have questions regarding lost items. Hours of operation:

  • Friday, May 19: 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.
  • Saturday, May 20 - Sunday, May 21: 7 a.m. - 7 p.m.
  • Monday, May 22: 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.
     

Restrooms

Restrooms are available throughout Grounds during Finals Weekend.  Signs will be posted to indicate restroom locations near the Lawn.