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
- 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.
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.
If you do not attend practice on May 18th, you will not be allowed to participate in the graduation ceremony.
Students are expected to be at Caroline High in the auditorium by 7:45 AM on May 18th. The dress is appropriate school attire. Seniors will meet as a group and work on some final business. Teachers will take roll, then seniors will board buses for the trip to the University of Mary Washington. After practice, seniors will board the buses to return to school, usually before noon.
1-4: Term grad testing (seniors only)
7: AP: Chemistry & Psycholog, Industry Certification tests
8: AP: Art History & Physics, SOL: English 11 Reading
9: AP: English Literature, SOL: Geometry and Algebra II
10: AP: Gov’t & Environmental Sci., SOL: Algebra I
11: AP: U.S. History, SOL: All Sciences
14: AP: Biology, SOL: Retakes & make-ups
15: AP: Calculus & Computer Science, SOL: All Social Studies
16: AP: English Language, SOL: Retakes & make-ups
17: AP: Statistic, SOL: Retakes & make-ups
18: AP: Human Geog. & Euro. Hist., SOL: Retakes & make-ups
21: Final Exams, periods 1 & 3
22: Final Exams, periods 2 & 4