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Finals Weekend

Important Notice

Please note: Clear Bag Policy is implemented for Valedictory Exercises and Final Exercises. For Final Exercises on the Lawn, guests are allowed to bring an empty beverage container to utlize water refilling stations located on the Lawn.

Valedictory Exercises

Friday, May 19
3:00 - 4:30 p.m.
John Paul Jones Arena

The arena doors will open up at 1:30 p.m.

Before the Class of 2023 walks down the Lawn at Final Exercises, they will pay tribute to their fellow classmates and their time spent at the University at the Valedictory Exercises ceremony. This unique ceremony includes the presentation of the Class Gift and University and Class Awards as well as a speech from a keynote speaker, who is chosen by the class. This year's keynote speaker will be announced soon.

Tickets are not required to attend. The ceremony is open to the public and will also be live-streamed.

Parking will be available at the arena's surface lot and parking garage.


Last updated: March 9, 2023


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