EVMS Commencement

School of Medicine Class of 2016 Reception

When: Friday, May 20, 2016; 6:30 – 8:00 p.m.

WhereNorfolk Waterside Marriott, 3rd Floor, Hampton Ballroom

Parking: Hourly garage parking is available in the City of Norfolk parking garage adjacent to the Marriott. The Marriott is also easily accessible via The Tide, Norfolk’s light rail system. The MacArthur Square Station, servicing this venue, is located between Bank and Atlantic Streets on the east and west and between City Hall Avenue and Plume Street.

Tickets: To attend the School of Medicine Reception, a ticket for entry is required. Each member of the MD graduating class is entitled to receive a total of 4 tickets (one for you and 3 tickets for guests). Children under the age of 12 are not encouraged to attend, however, can be accommodated if necessary, and will require a ticket.

You will receive an email invitation in March. Once prompted by the invitation, please RSVP with your ticket request (limit 4, including one for you) to Ebony Drayton at DraytoE@evms.edu by April 8, 2016. Tickets will be distributed beginning April 18, 2016. Tickets may be picked up from the Office of Student Affairs, Monday through Friday, between the hours of 10:00 a.m. and 4:00 p.m.

Requests for additional tickets will be honored on a first-requested basis. Please include the number of additional tickets (over and above the 4 you are allotted) in your ticket request email to Ebony. 

Menu: A heavy hors d’oeuvres menu with vegetarian options will be provided. Each guest will receive a complimentary drink ticket, which is good for one alcoholic or two non-alcoholic beverages. A cash bar will be available for additional drink purchases.

Dress Code: Business or Cocktail Attire

Questions: Please contact Ebony Drayton in EVMS Student Affairs at email or 757.446.5244.