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Important Notice

The information on this page is for Finals Weekend 2021. Information regarding the postponed Final Exercises for the Class of 2020 is available here. Information regarding UVA's response to COVID-19 is available here.

Maps & Diagrams

Friday, May 21: Valedictory Exercises

  • John Paul Jones Arena Overview (Coming Soon)

This diagram provides an overview of the seating areas for Valedictory Exercises. It also indicates the locations of concession stands, restrooms, and the information booth. 

Saturday, May 22: Final Exercises

College and Graduate School of Arts & Sciences

This map shows the locations of the accessibility shuttle bus stops throughout Central Grounds, West Grounds, and North Grounds.

This map shows the locations of shuttle bus stops and nearby school/department ceremony locations throughout Central Grounds, West Grounds, and North Grounds. Buses will stop at the school/department ceremony locations after Final Exercises, not prior to the morning ceremony.

  • Academic Procession (Coming Soon)

This diagram shows the order in which the degree candidates will march during the Academic Procession.

  • Degree Candidate Assembly Area (Coming Soon)

This diagram shows where the degree candidates will assemble for the Academic Procession.

  • Degree Candidate Seating Area (Coming Soon)

This diagram shows where the degree candidates will be seated after the Academic Procession.

  • Lawn Overview and Guest Entrances (Coming Soon)

This diagram shows the locations of entrances for guests attending Final Exercises on the Lawn.  It also indicates the locations of guests services throughout Central Grounds, including information booths, concession stands, and restrooms.

Please note: Everyone attending the ceremony will be subject to security screening and bag check before entering the Lawn.

  • School/Department Ceremony Locations Map (Coming Soon)

This map shows the locations of the various school/department ceremonies across Grounds.

Severe Weather Diagrams

  • John Paul Jones Arena Seating Overview (Coming Soon)

This diagram shows an overview of the seating areas in John Paul Jones Arena if Final Exercises is moved due to severe weather.

  • John Paul Jones Arena Floor Seating (Coming Soon)

This diagram shows the graduate seating area for on the floor level of John Paul Jones Arena.

Sunday, May 23: Final Exercises

All Other Schools

This map shows the locations of the accessibility shuttle bus stops throughout Central Grounds, West Grounds, and North Grounds.

This map shows the locations of shuttle bus stops and nearby school/department ceremony locations throughout Central Grounds, West Grounds, and North Grounds. Buses will stop at the school/department ceremony locations after Final Exercises, not prior to the morning ceremony.

  • Academic Procession (Coming Soon)

This diagram shows the order in which the degree candidates will march during the Academic Procession.

  • Degree Candidate Assembly Area (Coming Soon)

This diagram shows where the degree candidates will assemble for the Academic Procession.

  • Degree Candidate Seating Area (Coming Soon)

This diagram shows where the degree candidates will be seated after the Academic Procession.

  • Lawn Overview and Guest Entrances (Coming Soon)

This diagram shows the locations of entrances for guests attending Final Exercises on the Lawn.  It also indicates the locations of guests services throughout Central Grounds, including information booths, concession stands, and restrooms.

Please note: Everyone attending the ceremony will be subject to security screening and bag check before entering the Lawn.

  • School/Department Ceremony Locations Map (Coming Soon)

This map shows the locations of the various school/department ceremonies across Grounds.

Severe Weather Diagrams

  • John Paul Jones Arena Seating Overview (Coming Soon)

This diagram shows an overview of the seating areas in John Paul Jones Arena if Final Exercises is moved due to severe weather.

  • John Paul Jones Arena Floor Seating (Coming Soon)

This diagram shows the graduate seating area for on the floor level of John Paul Jones Arena.

 

Last Updated: June 23, 2020