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

The VCU School of Social Work celebrated its May Commencement ceremony on Friday, May 13, 2022, 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

The university ceremony, recognizing graduates across various programs at VCU, will be at 10 a.m. ET Saturday, May 14, at the Greater Richmond Convention Center. B.S.W., M.S.W. (on-campus and online) and Ph.D. graduates are invited to participate in the university’s ceremony as well.

Masks are not required for either event. See further details below.

Social work ceremony details

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


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