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MAY 2019 Commencement

Norfolk State University will celebrate its 104th Commencement on Saturday, May 4, 2019 at 9:00 a.m. at the William “Dick” Price Football Stadium, which is located on the campus of Norfolk State University, 700 Park Ave. Norfolk, VA 23504.

Commencement 101

The Office of University Events provides Commencement 101 Sessions for May 2019 Graduates to provide important details to help students prepare for their Commencement. Click here to view sessions. 

Commencement Information

For more information about Commencement 101 or the Commencement Ceremony or call the Office of University Events at 757-823-2987 or review the Graduate Information Handbook.

Ticket Information

Commencement tickets are not required for entry to Price Stadium.

If there is inclement weather and the commencement ceremony is relocated to the rain site (Joseph G. Echols Memorial Hall Arena), all guests will be required to have a ticket in order to gain access to the arena. Each graduate will be given an six (6) tickets for Echols Hall at the commencement rehearsal. Distribution of rain site tickets is solely the responsibility of the graduate. Extra tickets will not be available.

In the event of inclement weather, decisions about relocating the ceremony to the rain site will be made by 6 a.m. commencement day.

Graduation Requirements

For information about Graduation Requirements click here or call the Office of University Events at 757-823-2987.