CVPA Graduation Ceremony

Celebrate the completion of your challenging journey and your first steps into a new life and career. Invite friends and family to Mason’s in-person ceremonies, including  University Commencement  and individual Degree Celebrations.

CVPA Degree Celebration - Friday, May 20, at 3:00 p.m.

Location: Center for the Arts Concert Hall, Fairfax Campus  

Face coverings are required for everyone at this event.

The College of Visual and Performing Arts, in cooperation with the school or program of your major, invites all 2022 spring and summer graduating students and their families, to the CVPA Degree Celebration.

  • All guests are welcome; tickets are not required.
  • All graduates are individually recognized by name and photographed on stage.
  • Celebrations include select speakers and performances.
  • Caps and gowns are worn.
  • Face coverings are required for everyone at this event.

Please plan to arrive one hour before the start of your ceremony and follow signs to the graduates' lineup area. If weather permits, graduates will walk in a procession into the arena at the beginning of the ceremony. 

Main doors to the Center for the Arts open for guests one hour prior to the ceremony. 

Graduates are encouraged to attend the official university commencement ceremony as well. 

View the Program

Watch the livestreamed CVPA Degree Celebration

Accessibility at the Center for the Arts

Handicapped-accessible parking for the Center for the Arts Concert Hall is directly in front of the hall on Mason Pond Drive on the Fairfax Campus

Lobby ushers in the Center for the Arts Concert Hall will assist guests requiring accessible seating for Degree Celebrations.

See photos from the Winter 2021 Graduation Ceremony:

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