Academics

Commencement

Commencement Ceremony
The 196th VTS Commencement will take place on Thursday, May 16, at 10:00 a.m., in Immanuel Chapel. The Commencement address will be given by the Rev. Fleming Rutledge. The entrance to Immanuel Chapel will be by ticket only until 9:50 a.m. Each person, including children, must have a ticket to enter as the number of tickets given out is based on the number of seats available. After 9:50 a.m., others may enter and find available seats on a first-come, first served basis. Guests who don’t have tickets may enter Immanuel Chapel after 9:50 a.m. or they may use the overflow viewing room in Addison Academic Center (101). The Commencement ceremony will also be live streamed in Addison 101 and on the VTS website.
 
Mandatory Rehearsal
A mandatory rehearsal for Commencement will take place at 4:00 p.m. on Monday, May 13th, in Immanuel Chapel. All graduating master’s level students attending the graduation ceremony must also attend this rehearsal. Those who are not at this rehearsal may not process at graduation. If you have questions, please contact Monica Sloan at msloan@vts.edu or by telephone at 703-461-1742.
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