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Graduation

Dr Franks posing on stage with online MBA graduate

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We are committed to preparing students to serve and lead as catalysts for positive change, to providing opportunities that will be transformative for our region and beyond, and to addressing needs with our high quality academic programs.

Winter Commencement

TBA
10:00 a.m.
Grant Center / North Campus

Graduation Ticket Information

How many tickets do you get?

UP TO 10 TICKETS. Due to the amount of graduates for the Spring 2018 Graduation ceremony, students are allowed UP TO 10 TICKETS to distribute to family and friends.

How are you going to get your tickets?

Graduation Rehearsal is TBA. When you check in you will have the opportunity to request the 1-10 tickets. You will receive your tickets once you have checked in. Please know that you do not have to take all 10 tickets. Graduation Rehearsal begins at 2:00p. Please plan to arrive earlier to check in and receive your tickets.

Don’t forget that graduation rehearsal is mandatory. You will not be able to receive any tickets if you do not attend rehearsal. If you are unable to attend due to an emergency please contact Katie Johnston, Assistant Registrar at kjohnston@averett.edu

Accommodations & Directions

Overnight accommodations fill up quickly. You are strongly encouraged to make your reservations early. Here is a list of restaurants and hotels in the area and here are directions to Grant Athletic and Convocation Center (North Campus):

From the North
From Rt. 29 follow Rt. 29 Business into Danville. Proceed through town and take the Piedmont Drive Exit. At the third light, take a right onto Mount Cross Road. The entrance to the North Campus will be less than a mile on your left.

From the East
From Rt. 58 proceed through town. After the overpass for Rt. 29, take the next right onto Mount Cross Road. Go straight through two lights past Piedmont Mall (on your right). The entrance to the North Campus will be less than a mile on your left.

From the South
From Rt. 29 follow 29 Business into town. Stay to the left on Memorial Drive. At the light at the bottom of the hill take a left across the Robertson Bridge. Continue straight. Take a left at the fifth light onto Mount Cross Road. The entrance to the North Campus will be less than a mile on your left.

From the West
From Rt. 58 pass John Hoover Honda and take the next left onto Piedmont Drive. Take a left at the fifth light onto Mount Cross Road. The entrance to the North Campus will be less than a mile on your left.

From Averett’s Main Campus, 420 West Main St.
Follow Mountain View Ave. down the hill. (The road will curve to the right about one block past the perimeter of campus and become Primrose Place-follow this to the stoplight). Take a left at the stoplight onto Memorial Drive. Take a right at the second stoplight crossing Robertson Bridge. Continue straight. Take a left at the fifth light onto Mount Cross Road. The entrance to the North Campus will be less than a mile on your left.

Photographs

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.

Invitations, Cap & Gown & Gifts

Invitations, cap and gown and special gifts for the graduate can be ordered through the Averett Bookstore 1-800-AVERETT, ext. 15641. A class ring representative will be in the lobby prior to Commencement.

Alma Mater

Hail to thee, our Alma Mater
Proudly now we sing,
Faithful to thy name forever,
Let our praises ring.

O, dear Averett, we are thankful
As we sing to thee,
For honor, friendship and real wisdom
Thou dost hold the key.

Averett University,
Memories dear we’ll hold
We’ll remember now and ever
Our dear blue and gold.

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