Spring 2023 Commencement

The School of Social Work will celebrate its Spring 2023 Commencement ceremony from 11 a.m.-1 p.m. ET Friday, May 12, at the Siegel Center.


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

The VCU School of Social Work celebrated its Spring 2022 Commencement ceremony on Friday, May 13, at the Siegel Center. The ceremony included graduates from our B.S.W., M.S.W. (on-campus and online) and Ph.D. programs.

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

2022 School of Social Work Commencement video archive


Social work ceremony details (2022)

Pronunciation guide

All B.S.W. and M.S.W. Spring 2022 and Summer 2022 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 #VCUSSW2022!

Use #VCUSSW2022 to shre your graduation excitement. Two graduates taking a selfie photo

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 sswadvising@vcu.edu.


2021 Commencement ceremonies

Both the B.S.W. and M.S.W. ceremonies were held at Richmond’s City Stadium to ensure the safety of graduates and guests during the COVID-19 pandemic. Nearly 300 mask-wearing students graduated.

B.S.W. ceremony


M.S.W. ceremony