Old Dominion University will conduct in-person commencement ceremonies at S.B Ballard Stadium on May 6-8. Ceremonies for all 2020 graduates are scheduled for May 6. Ceremonies for spring/summer 2021 graduates are scheduled May 7-8. A detailed schedule is provided below.


Ceremonies will be conducted outside, rain or shine, and will adhere to all public health guidance and state and local regulations. Participants and their guests will be socially distanced and required to wear a mask. Ceremony dates and times are:

Thursday, May 6

10 a.m. - Class of 2020 (Last name A-K, all degree levels)

2 p.m. - Class of 2020 (Last name L-Z, all degree Levels)

Friday, May 7

10 a.m. - Arts & Letters (undergraduates)

2 p.m. - Darden College of Education and Professional Studies and Batten College of Engineering and Technology (undergraduates)

Saturday, May 8

10 a.m. - Advanced Degree Ceremony (All colleges - Masters, Ed.S., DPT, DNP, Ph.D)

2 p.m. - Strome College of Business and College of Health Sciences (undergraduates)

6 p.m. - College of Sciences (undergraduates)

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