Celebrating B.S.W., M.S.W. and Ph.D. graduates

Spring 2023 Commencement

The School of Social Work's Spring 2023 Commencement ceremony will be from 11 a.m.-1 p.m. ET Friday, May 12, at the Siegel Center. We will celebrate our Bachelor of Social Work, Master of Social Work and Doctor of Philosophy in Social Work graduates.

VCU will hold the universitywide Spring 2023 Commencement ceremony at 10 a.m. ET Saturday, May 13, at the Greater Richmond Convention CenterMore details

Cultural Achievement Ceremonies

The Office of Multicultural Student Affairs will be hosting six Cultural Achievement Ceremonies for undergraduate and graduate (master's and doctoral) students in person for spring semester. These ceremonies celebrate students' academic achievement in a setting that recognizes and affirms their cultural identity and rewards their hard work and dedication.

Please register by 5 p.m. ET Wednesday, March 15

The six sessions and contacts are:

Pronunciation guide

All B.S.W. and M.S.W. Spring 2023 and Summer 2023 graduates who intend to participate in the School of Social Work’s Commencement ceremony should fill out the pronunciation guide form.


Be sure to stay connected with us and celebrate via FacebookTwitter, Instagram and our LinkedIn page, and follow #VCUSSW and #VCUSSW2023!

More information

Graduates who need assistance with their curriculum plans, degree requirements or the graduation application should check with their student success advisors. Graduates unsure of who their advisor is should email

2022 Archive

The School of Social Work recognized August and December B.S.W. and M.S.W. graduates at our Graduation Celebration on Dec. 10. The school celebrated B.S.W., M.S.W. and Ph.D. graduates at its Spring 2022 Commencement ceremony on May 13. 

  • View the Spring 2022 Commencement program (Mobile friendly Google Doc / PDF)

Spring 2022 Commencement ceremony video

December 2022 Graduation Celebration video