November 9, 2013
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Thressea Boyd
Director of Communications

Fall 2013 Commencement Saturday, Dec. 7

Valdosta--Valdosta State University will hold its Fall 2013 Commencement ceremonies in split sessions on Saturday, Dec. 7, in the P.E. Complex on Baytree Road.

The morning ceremony begins at 10 a.m. and will include undergraduate and graduate students from the Dewar College of Education and Human Services, Langdale College of Business Administration, Master of Library and Information Science, and Air Force ROTC.

The afternoon ceremony begins at 1 p.m. and will include undergraduate and graduate students from the College of the Arts, College of Arts and Sciences, and College of Nursing and Health Sciences.

Graduates are asked to wear academic regalia, dark shoes and proper accessories. They should arrive one hour prior to the ceremony and proceed upstairs to the mezzanine. A reception for all graduates and guests will be held immediately following each ceremony.

Information regarding commencement schedules, directions, and seating is available on the web at www.valdosta.edu/commencement or by calling Event Services at 229-333-5998.


Valdosta State University’s 2013-2019 Strategic Plan represents a renewal of energy and commitment to the foundational principles for comprehensive institutions.

Implementation of the plan’s five goals, along with their accompanying objectives and strategies, supports VSU’s institutional mission and the University System of Georgia’s mission for comprehensive universities.

The story above demonstrates VSU's commitment to meeting the following goals:

Goal 1: Recruit, retain, and graduate a quality, diverse student population and prepare students for roles as leaders in a global society.

Goal 3: Promote student, employee, alumni, retiree, and community engagement in our mission.

Visit http://www.valdosta.edu/administration/planning/strategic-plan.php to learn more.