Parking Directions For Commencement At The William Anderson Center

The William Anderson Center at The University of Mary Washington
Alvey Dr, Fredericksburg, VA 22401

Everyone MUST have a ticket to attend (this includes all babies and small children)

  • Guests should arrive arrive no later than 6:15 PM to ensure time to park and enter the building.   Please plan to arrive early.
  •  Leave all balloons in the car as they are not permitted in the gymnasium.
  • The entrance to the ceremony in in the FRONT of the Anderson Center.  There is NO entrance from the back of the building.
  • Everyone must walk around to the front of the building in order to enter.
  • Everyone must park BEHIND the facility.
  • Handicap parking is first come first serve and very limited. Be prepared to follow the drop off route (black arrows) and carpool if possible.

Directions from interstate 95 heading north

Map of University of Mary Washington

  • 95n. to exit 126
  • Follow signs for rt. 1 north
  • Once you pass the Greyhound station you will want to start getting into your right hand lane
  • If you are dropping off or in need of handicap parking turn right onto College Ave. then follow the black arrows on the map provided.
  • If you are parking stay in your right lane on rt. 1, take your first right after the pedestrian bridge onto Alvey Dr. the deck will be on your left.
  • Parking areas will open at 5:30, doors will open at 6:00, and the ceremony starts at 7:00.

Class of 2018 Commencement

Commencement Exercises for the Class of 2018 are scheduled for Friday, May 18, 2018 at 7:00 PM.  The ceremony will be held at the William Anderson Center at The University of Mary Washington, Fredericksburg, Virginia 22401.

This is a ticketed event, meaning that only those people who have tickets will be admitted.

Students need to arrive at UMW at 5:30 PM on May 18th.  Leave all personal items locked in your cars.  When you exit graduation, you will go directly out of the building, and there will be no further access to the building areas.

Great Job State SkillsUSA Competitors!

On Saturday April 21st Students from CHS competed at the State SkillsUSA Competition in Virginia Beach. Mr. Honeycutt and Mr. Anderson would like to say thanks to: Kallie Shepherd,  Lauren Henkel, EJ Meadows, Logan Williams, Noah Bradley, and John Carter.  You all did a great job and we are proud of you!

Congratulations to Devin Cassell. He placed first in the Small Engine event and earned $17,500 in scholarships as well as Snap-On tools. Devin has qualified for the National competition that will take place in Louisville, Kentucky later in June.  Great work Devin!

CHS SkillsUSA Teams

SkillsUSA Awards CeremonyDevin Cassell, SkillsUSA National Qualifyer