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Strayer University will continue to closely monitor the latest COVID-19 guidance issued by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), as well as state and local public health protocols. We look forward to celebrating your accomplishments either in-person or virtually in 2022, as long as it remains safe to do so. When the 2022 ceremonies are finalized, eligible graduates will be notified via email at least 10 weeks before the event. Official announcements and updates on virtual and in-person events will continue to be made on this commencement website. Once finalized, you will need to register for a ceremony by the deadline date noted in order to participate.

Eligibility Requirements

You are eligible to participate in a commencement ceremony if you are within two courses of degree completion. If you have specific questions about commencement or your eligibility to participate in a ceremony, please contact

View past Virtual commencement ceremonies

View past In-Person commencement ceremonies



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Registration Deadline : TBD


Order your cap and gown online

  • Graduates participating in an in-person ceremony are required to wear a cap and gown during the ceremony.
  • Graduates participating in virtual commencement are  required to purchase a cap and gown.


Associate (black gown, black cap & tassel) - $38.00
Bachelor's (cap, gown, tassel & stole of gratitude) - $56.00
Master's (cap, gown, tassel & hood) - $57.00

*Prices above do not include shipping fees and sales tax.

Graduation packages, announcements, rings, diploma frames and more are also available to purchase through the cap and gown ordering link!

*If you already purchased your cap and gown for a commencement ceremony you didn't attend, you may wear it to a future ceremony. If you are participating in virtual commencement, then we encourage you to wear it for a photo that you can upload to your registration, which will be shown during virtual commencement. If you’d like to return your cap and gown, please contact Jostens directly at 1-800-854-7464. Full refunds will be given for unopened packages.


If you do not order your cap and gown online by the deadline noted, you can still order online by choosing the "Student Not Attending" option. Please be advised that Jostens requires a 5-week lead time for shipping. For in-person ceremonies, you also have the option to purchase the day of the ceremony in the graduate area when doors open. Late fees will be incurred.

For all questions related to caps and gowns, please contact Jostens directly at 1-800-854-7464.