Southside Viriginia Community College will hold their annual commencement ceremony this spring. It will be held on the John H. Daniel Campus located at 200 Daniel Road, Keysville, VA. The public is invited to attend this event. We will be placing information on this page for graduates and those planning on attending the ceremony. For out-of-town family, we will live-stream video of the graduation on our website.
Date: May 10, 2014 with Procession Beginning at 9:30 a.m (Graduates, faculty, administration, and special guests arrival times and specific locations for line-up are noted below.)
Location: John H. Daniel Campus, Keysville Virginia | Map and Directions |
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Graduation Announcements | Cap & Gown Ordering | Graduate Assessment Testing
Students, faculty, administrators and dignitaries will assemble in assigned rooms between 8:00 and 9:00 a.m. The processional will march at 9:30 a.m. sharp!
The program will last approximately 1-1/2 to 2 hours. Lineup for faculty and guests will be down the east corridor and the graduates will line up down the west corridor. See the printable document linked above with the floor plan for the direction of the processional. The recessional will be in the opposite direction back to the north entrance of the Workforce Development Center.
8:00 a.m. - Students assemble in rooms as follows:
Associate of Arts & Science Degrees - Room 23/24
Associate of Applied Science Degrees (Last Names A through K) - Room 29
Associate of Applied Science Degrees (Last Names L through Z) - Room 67
Diplomas and Certificates - Room 65
Career Studies Certificates (Last Names A through K) - Room 39
Career Studies Certificates (Last Names L through Z) - Room 40
Middle College - Room 41
ODU - Room 42
*Honors program graduates will assemble in the Student Lounge with the Associate of Arts and Science degree graduates.*
8:30 a.m. - Faculty, administration and guests assemble in rooms as follows:
President, Provosts, Pres. Staff, Speakers, Board Members, Dignitaries - Room 45
Administration and Professors - Room 44
Associate and Assistant Professors, Instructors, Adjunct Faculty - Room 43
9:30 a.m. - Procession will march!
Reception - Following the recessional, parents, friends and graduates are invited to the reception. Several reception tents will be set up on the lawn.
Participants will march in pairs in the following order in the procession:
|Platform Marshall||Platform Marshall|
|Special Guests||Board Members|
|Faculty by Rank||Faculty by Rank|
|Adjunct Faculty||Adjunct Faculty|
|Graduates by Degrees||Graduates by Degrees|
|ODU Graduates||ODU Graduates|
|*Honors Program Graduates||*Honors Program Graduates|
|Associate of Arts and Science Degrees|
|Associate of Applied Science Degrees|
|Career Studies Certificates|
- Daniel Campus: May 27, 2014 from 12:00 Noon to 6:00 p.m. and May 28, 2014 from 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
- Christanna Campus: May 29, 2014 from 12:00 Noon to 6:00 p.m. and May 30, 2014 from 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
- All diplomas for dual enrollment students will be mailed due to variations in home high school calendars.
We have Graduation announcements in stock in the bookstore. The price is $1.20 each. They can also be ordered through our web store.
Caps & Gown Ordering Information
Please note that the deadline for ordering for delivery to the school has passed. You have until April 26th to order with delivery to your home.
Students: Online Cap and Gown Ordering
Letter to Prospective Graduates: Student Cap and Gown Order Information
- April 1st - Last day to order your regalia for pick up at your selected campus site. (Orders purchased after April 1st will be shipped to the address provided for an additional charge of $15.95 Ground Shipping & Handling.)
- April 23rd - You can pick up your regalia at your selected campus site.
- April 27th - Last day to order your regalia to ship to your home
- Faculty and Staff: Call 1.800.456.7623 to place your order. Deadline - April 11th.
Christanna Campus Testing Dates and Rooms
April 17th: Workforce Development Center Room 103, 1PM-7:30PM
April 18th: Workforce Development Center Room 103, 9AM-4:30PM
April 21st: Workforce Development Center Room 103, Noon-7:30PM
John H. Daniel Campus Testing Dates and Rooms
April 17th: Workforce Development Center Room 103 9:00 a.m - 6:30 p.m.
April 18th: Workforce Development Center Room 103 9:00 a.m - 4:00 p.m.
April 21st: Workforce Development Center Room 103 9:00 a.m - 6:30 p.m.