Virginia Tech to delay University Commencement Ceremony at Lane Stadium by one hour

BLACKSBURG, Va., May 14, 2010 – Due to an approaching storm, Virginia Tech’s University Commencement Ceremony at Lane Stadium will be delayed one hour.

Graduates are asked to report to Cassell Coliseum by 6:30 p.m. for further instructions before returning to Lane for the ceremony. The academic procession is now tentatively scheduled to begin at 8:10 p.m. and the ceremony at 8:30 p.m.

Students are asked to inform their guests of the one hour delay, and that the ceremony will be held at Lane Stadium. Guests are asked to exercise caution, and are urged not to enter Lane Stadium until after severe weather has passed.

Additional updates, if necessary, will be posted to the Virginia Tech homepage and Virginia Tech Mobile under News and Notices.