Military Commissioning & Recognition Ceremony

Thursday, May 17, 2018 • 11:00 p.m. to 12:00 p.m. • USS Wisconsin

EVMS graduates serving in the Armed Forces are sworn in as officers or officially recognized during this formal ceremony. This outdoor event is held aboard the USS Wisconsin berthed at Nauticus and is open to military graduates, their guests, and the EVMS campus community. Seating is limited to the first 150 guests. Students, faculty and staff must register to attend and provide guest count if applicable via the online form

Hourly garage parking is available at Plume Street, Main Street or at several nearby City of Norfolk parking garages. You can also ride The Tide, Virginia’s first light rail system, which extends from the Eastern Virginia Medical Center complex through downtown Norfolk. Learn more about how to Ride The Tide.

In the case of inclement weather on the day of the ceremony, the rain location for this ceremony is McCombs Auditorium in Lewis Hall on the Eastern Virginia Medical Campus. Please be sure to check back here on the day of the ceremony for any location changes.

Civilian Dress Code: Business Attire