Spring 2014 Graduation Information

graduatesSouthside 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.

CLICK HERE FOR
LIVE VIDEO OF GRADUATION

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 |

Speaker: Dr. Glenn DuBois, the Chancellor of the Virginia Community College System

 Graduation Day Schedule | Procession Order | Diploma Distribution | Inclement Weather |
Graduation Announcements | Cap & Gown Ordering | Graduate Assessment Testing

Graduation Day Schedule

Schedule of Events/Floor Plan of Building/Seating Chart/Driving Directions (Printable Copy)

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.

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Procession Order

Participants will march in pairs in the following order in the procession:

Platform Marshall Platform Marshall
Speakers Platform Guests
Special Guests Board Members
Administrators Administrators
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
Diplomas
Certificates
Career Studies Certificates

Middle College

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Diploma Distribution - Diplomas will be distributed as follows:

  • 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.   

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Inclement Weather Plan

In the event that we cannot hold Graduation 2014 on the Daniel Campus due to inclement weather, the ceremony will be held at 11:00 a.m. at Central High School in Lunenburg County.  The high school address is 131 KV Road, Victoria, VA  23974.  Listen to your local radio and television stations for an announcement of graduation location change. A message will also be sent via SVCC instant alert. 
 
Graduates will receive two tickets to admit guests. Guests without tickets will be admitted only after all ticketed guests are seated.  
 
Staff will be available at the building entrance to direct students to appropriate rooms.  
 
A reception will be held in the school cafeteria following the ceremony.
 

Graduation Announcements

We have Graduation announcements in stock in the bookstore. The price is $1.20 each.  They can also be ordered through our web store.

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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.

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Graduate Assessment Testing

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.

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