Important Information for Graduation

Event Location Update

Averett University’s Spring 2023 Commencement Ceremony this Saturday, May 6, at 10 a.m. has officially been moved indoors to the Grant Center due to possible inclement weather.

Graduation Live Stream

Click here to watch the live stream of the commencement ceremony. The livestream will begin 15 minutes prior to the procession.

Graduation Check List – Spring 2023 Commencement

  1. Apply for Graduation Apply by Tuesday, April 4, to avoid a $50 late fee.
  2. Contact Advisor to insure all degree requirements have been met
  3. Pay $125 Graduation and any other outstanding balance
  4. Order Cap & Gown (This only needs to be done if you plan to attend ceremony)

Graduation Applications

Graduation applications for Spring graduation as well as August and December conferral.

Senior Deadlines & Info

Deadlines for graduating seniors and important information for Graduation Day

August & December Degree Conferral

Information about August/December Conferral and how to apply

Accommodations & Directions

Overnight accommodations fill up quickly. You are strongly encouraged to make your reservations early. If you need directions or information on restaurants and hotels find them here.

Honors at Graduation

Information on eligibility for academic honors at graduation.

Invitations, Cap & Gown & Gifts

Information on how to purchase your cap and gown as well as other graduation mementos.

Financial Aid Procedures

Information on entrance and exit counseling for students who borrow under the Federal Family Education Loan Program and the Federal Perkins Loan Program for the first time.


A professional photographer will take a photo of your graduate as he/she receives a diploma. Each graduate will be contacted by mail and given the opportunity to purchase a photo package to commemorate the event. Families and friends are welcome to take photos and video, but are asked not to walk in front of special guests or the stage area during the ceremony.