The location for the December 2021 commencement ceremony is held at St. Mary's Church, 9505 Gayton Road, Henrico. Va. 23229. 

December commencement is scheduled for Thursday, December 16, 2021 at 11:00 a.m.

Masks, Walking and Social Distancing
Per Bon Secours Mercy Health protocol, all attendees are required to wear a facial mask. This includes both graduates and guests.  

Dress Code
Students should refer to the Preparing for the Ceremony page for details.

Guest Maximum
Guest attendance will be restricted due to capacity limits.

Please refrain from bringing any balloons or noisemakers. If we see items that are distracting or cause any disturbance during the ceremony, we will ask that you place them in your car.

Graduates will receive their diploma at commencement. Any graduate who is not present at commencement will have their diploma mailed to the address in the Student Portal; please be sure your address is updated. Any account hold must be cleared to receive your diploma.

Nursing Pins
Graduates will receive their nursing pins during the commencement activities. 

Professional senior portraits will be taken in cap and gown at the College of Nursing on Wednesday, December 15, 2021. Information regarding individual portraits taken by our photographer will be posted once details have been finalized.

General parking is available at the ceremony location.


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