December Commencement on Saturday, Dec. 14

We extend our congratulations to VCU’s December 2013 graduates and want our visitors to be aware that Commencement exercises will be held at the Stuart C. Siegel Center, beginning at 10 a.m., on this Sat., Dec. 14. Those planning to attend the 10:30 a.m. information session may experience a higher volume of traffic on W. Broad Street around the Siegel Center. Parking in the W. Broad St. Parking Deck may also be limited. Visitors are encouraged to go to our Visit VCU website for more details, including additional parking options.

30th Annual Christmas Parade slated for Saturday, Dec. 7

If you’re planning to visit VCU on this Saturday, Dec. 7, please note that the 30th Annual Dominion Christmas Parade will be taking place beginning at 10 a.m. The parade route, which kicks off at the Science Museum of Virginia on W. Broad Street, is approximately three miles long and heads east through downtown Richmond to Seventh Street.

During the parade, W. Broad St. will be closed to westbound traffic. Traffic patterns on and around the Monroe Park and MCV campuses will be significantly altered during the parade. Those attending the 10:30 a.m. information session are advised to allow extra travel time. More information about the parade, including the parade route map, can be found online at