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Graduation for Spring 2024

General Information

The Cognitive Science Graduation Ceremony for Spring 2024 will be on the North Rotunda Steps Saturday, May 18th from 11am-1pm. In the event of inclement weather the ceremony will take place in the Aquatic and Fitness Center from 2pm to 3:30pm.

As Graduation nears, graduates should expect to receive an RSVP survey from the Program. Details to follow.


Graduates may bring up to six (6) guests with them to the Cognitive Science Graduation Ceremony


Complimentary parking for graduates, families, and guests will be available at Scott Stadium and at John Paul Jones Arena with shuttle bus service to Central Grounds.  Buses will load at the entrance of the Student Activities Building (located in the Scott Stadium west parking lot) and near the west entrance of the arena. Return shuttles to these lots will run continuously from Central Grounds throughout Saturday afternoon.  Parking is also available in the Emmet/Ivy parking garage ($5 per vehicle), which is about a 10 minute walk to the Lawn (no shuttle service). Guests staying in on-Grounds Housing during Finals Weekend are encouraged to park in the S6 parking lot at Scott Stadium, nearest the Student Activities Building, as well as across from the Gooch/Dillard Residence Area. More information regarding Finals Weekend parking is available here


Should you require disability-related accommodations, please send your request to as early as possible, but no later than April 10, 2024, so that we have ample lead time to arrange for the necessary accommodations.  Examples of accommodations may include real-time captioning, ASL-English interpreting services, accessible digital copies of programs, accessible seating, and accessible parking.  Please include the following information in your request:

  1. Full Name:
  2. Contact Information:
  3. Degree Candidate:
    a. Name:
    b. School/Department/Major:
  4. Date and Location of the Event:
  5.  Accommodation requested:

Note: if you graduated in an earlier Fall or Summer semester and are eligible to participate in the Spring 2024 Graduation Ceremony, please contact Eric Dynarski at so that we know to expect you at this year's Ceremony.