Weather Update, Sept. 23, 2023 - Due to inclement weather, there will be no tailgating on the parade ground today, and the parade has been canceled. More


The May 2023 Joint Commissioning Ceremony is currently scheduled for Monday, May 15 at 9:00 a.m. in Cameron Hall.

This ceremony, in which the new officers take their commissioning oaths, marks the end of a four-year journey of education, training, and self-discovery and the beginning of a journey of military service.

Following the formal oath ceremony, each program will conduct individual "pin on" ceremonies in designated areas on VMI Post in accordance with their service traditions.

Branch-specific pinning ceremonies will be in the following locations:

  • Army ROTC – Marshall Hall (Center for Leadership & Ethics)
  • Naval ROTC – Cameron Hall
  • Air Force ROTC – Memorial Hall
  • Coast Guard AUP - Howitzers-LeJeune Hall Parade Ground (Inclement Weather location Cocke Hall)

All persons attending should be seated 15 minutes before the start. 



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