News Release

2024 Commencement to be Held on May 3

Southern Virginia University is pleased to announce that the 2024 Commencement ceremonies will be held on Friday, May 3, at 11 a.m. in front of Main Hall. In the event of severe weather, the ceremonies will be held that afternoon in the Knight Arena at 3 p.m.

Commencement ceremonies will be broadcast live online for those unable to attend at


Available lodging in Buena Vista, Lexington, and the surrounding areas for traveling attendees can be found in the Lexington Lodging Directory.


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