Commencement and Baccalaureate Ceremonies2023-05-05T14:12:19+00:00
Ferrum College graduation

Friday, May 5

Time: 11:00 AM
Location: Franklin Hall Dining Room

Graduates are welcomed to enjoy lunch in the dining room.

Commencement Practice
Time: 1:00 PM
Location: In front of the baseball concession stand

Nursing Pinning Ceremony
Time: 3:30 PM
Location: Vaughn Chapel
Watch Online: Live Stream Video

Social Event
Time: 5-6:30 PM
Location: Blue Ridge Mountain Room in Franklin Hall

Graduates and guests are welcomed to attend this social event. Orchestra Appalachia will provide live music from 5:30-6:30 PM.

Graduate Programs Symposium & Reception
Time: 5:00-6:00 PM
Location: Carter Center Patio

Graduate students and their guests only.

Senior Class Group Photograph
Time: 6:30 PM
Location: Schoolfield Hall steps

Time: 7:00 PM
Location: Vaughn Chapel

Saturday, May 6

2023 Commencement Ceremony
Time: 10:00 AM
Location: W.B. Adams Stadium
Rain Location: Swartz Gym and Classrooms
Watch Online:
Livestream & Archived Video (post ceremony)

Location: Franklin Hall Dining Room

Graduates’ guests can prepay here.

Graduation Announcements

Graduation announcements may be ordered from Herff Jones here.

Contact Us

For handicap information, please contact: Brenda Martin at (540) 365-4211.
Handicap parking for Commencement is located behind Adams Stadium and handicap seating is ONLY accessible from this parking lot at the top of the stadium.  There is no on field or ground level handicap accessible area.

Remote viewing will also be available in the Panthers Den in Lower Franklin Hall.

For further information regarding Commencement, please contact:

Office of Academic Affairs
John Wesley Hall, Room 101
(540) 365-6934 or