DECEMBER 2022 VIRTUAL COMMENCEMENT
SATURDAY, DECEMBER 3, 2022
10:00 A.M. ET - ALL DEGREE CANDIDATES
To celebrate the accomplishments of Strayer University’s graduates during this unprecedented time, please join us for Virtual Commencement on December 3, 2022. Virtual Commencement will uphold many of our commencement ceremony traditions while creating a unique and exciting experience for our graduates and their families and friends - including messages from University leaders, featured students and speakers, name reading, and more.
REGISTER FOR DECEMBER VIRTUAL COMMENCEMENT BY OCTOBER 28TH!
FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS
Who is eligible to participate in Virtual Commencement?
You are eligible to participate in Virtual Commencement if you are within two courses of completing your degree at the time of the ceremony.
Are the in-person ceremonies still taking place?
While the pandemic still poses great challenges, we are holding an in-person commencement ceremony for those faculty, staff and students who wish to participate. We will be holding two in-person ceremonies on September 24, 2022 at the Gas South Arena in Duluth, Georgia at 10:00 a.m. ET and 3:00 p.m. ET. Registration is now open for this ceremony.
Can I still attend a future in-person ceremony if I participate in Virtual Commencement?
Yes! You are welcome to participate in a future in-person ceremony even if you choose to attend Virtual Commencement. Just make sure you are registered for each ceremony separately.
Do I need to register for Virtual Commencement?
Yes! Only those who register for Virtual Commencement by the deadline date will be included. You will NOT be automatically added to the list.
Do I need to purchase a cap and gown for Virtual Commencement?
Purchasing a cap and gown is NOT required for Virtual Commencement, but you have the option to purchase through Jostens by the deadline date noted if you’d like to wear it for a photo to be shown during the virtual ceremony.
Do I have to submit a photo for Virtual Commencement?
A photo is encouraged to upload, but NOT required, and will be shown during the name reading portion of the ceremony. In order to have the best presentation, the photo should be:
- An individual photo - please no group photos or collages!
- Professional-looking; wear your cap and gown, Strayer branded gear, or business casual attire
- JPEG or PNG photo file ONLY
- File size should NOT exceed 10MB
- Please label your photo file as your FULL NAME before uploading to your registration (i.e. FirstNameLastName.jpg; FirstName_LastName.jpg)
Is this the only Virtual Commencement ceremony taking place for 2022 graduates?
In addition to this ceremony, we also held a May Virtual Commencement ceremony on Saturday, May 21, 2022.
Will I receive my diploma after commencement?
The Strayer University Records department will perform a Final Academic Requirements Evaluation and confer your degree once all requirements have been met. For more information visit the Diplomas or FAQs section.
If I have questions about commencement, who should I contact?
For questions, please contact our commencement team.