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Finals Weekend

Important Notice

To provide a safe environment for degree candidates, faculty, family and guests, the University has implemented a clear bag policy and is utilizing metal detectors for Valedictory Exercises on Friday, May 18 and Final Exercises on Saturday, May 19 and Sunday, May 20. These security enhancements mirror those used for athletic events at Scott Stadium and John Paul Jones Arena. More Info.

Remote (Indoor) Viewing Locations

A live broadcast of Saturday's and Sunday's Final Exercises ceremonies will be shown on projection screens with open captioning at various climate-controlled locations across Grounds. Tickets are not required. Doors open at 8 a.m. Seating will be available on a first-come, first-served basis. All sites are wheelchair accessible, but assistance may be necessary in the Chemistry Building.

Below is a list of the locations.

 

Alumni Hall Ballroom

Capacity: 397 seats
Location: 211 Emmet Street South, Charlottesville, VA 22903 (Map)

Chemistry Building Auditorium

Capacity: 490 seats
Location: McCormick Road, near McCormick Road Residence Area (Map)

Drama Building, Culbreth Theatre

Capacity: 520 seats
Location: Culbreth Road (Map)

Gilmer Hall, Room 130

Capacity: 350 seats
Location: McCormick Road, near McCormick Road Residence Area (Map)

Gilmer Hall, Room 190

Capacity: 150 seats
Location: McCormick Road, near McCormick Road Residence Area (Map)

Harrison Institute and Small Special Collections Library Auditorium

Capacity: 200 seats
Location: near Central Grounds Parking Garage (Map)

Newcomb Hall Ballroom

Capacity: 500 seats
Location: near Central Grounds Parking Garage (Map)
*Located on the 3rd floor.
*Please note that some seating in Newcomb Hall is reserved for guests in wheelchairs or with limited mobility.

Newcomb Hall Theatre

Capacity: 381 seats
Location: near Central Grounds Parking Garage (Map)
*Located on the bottom level.

Student Activities Building

Capacity: 450 seats
Location: near Scott Stadium (Map)