WINTER 2020 VIRTUAL COMMENCEMENT
SATURDAY, DECEMBER 12, 2020
Undergraduate Ceremony: 10:00 A.M. EST
Graduate Ceremony: 3:00 P.M. EST
To celebrate the accomplishments of Strayer University’s
graduates during this unprecedented time, please join us for Winter
Virtual Commencement on December 12, 2020. Although we cannot
celebrate in-person, 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 Here for Winter Virtual Commencement by Friday, November 13th!
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. This does NOT include
courses you are already enrolled in at the time of Virtual
Are the in-person ceremonies still taking place?
Out of an abundance of caution and to limit potential exposure to
COVID-19, Strayer University is cancelling all in-person commencement
ceremonies this year, including Atlanta commencement scheduled for
October 3, 2020 and Baltimore commencement scheduled for December 5,
2020. We regret having to make this decision, but your safety is our
Can I still attend a future in-person ceremony if I participate in Virtual Commencement?
Yes! You are welcome to participate in Virtual Commencement
regardless of whether you choose to attend a future in-person
If I already registered for one of the ceremonies this year, do I need to register again for Virtual Commencement?
Yes, only those who register for Winter Virtual Commencement will be
included. You will NOT be automatically added to the list if you
previously registered for one of the cancelled ceremonies. You will
need to re-register if you'd like to participate in virtual
Do I need to purchase a cap and gown for Virtual Commencement?
No, purchasing a cap and gown is NOT required for Virtual
Commencement. If you have already purchased a cap and gown for one of
the in-person ceremonies, we encourage you to wear it for a photo that
you can upload to your registration which will be shown during the
Do I have to submit a photo for Virtual Commencement?
A photo is encouraged to upload, but not required. In order to have the best presentation, the photo should be:
- An individual photo - please no group photos!
- 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
Where do I view Virtual Commencement?
To view the Winter Virtual Commencement ceremony, please visit www.strayervirtualcommencement.com.
The undergraduate ceremony will begin at 10:00 a.m. EST and the
graduate ceremony will begin at 3:00 p.m. EST on Saturday, December
Is this the only Virtual Commencement ceremony taking place for 2020 graduates?
In addition to Winter Virtual Commencement, we also held Summer
Virtual Commencement in August 2020. Any future virtual or in-person
ceremonies will be listed at commencement.strayer.edu as
information becomes available.
If I have questions about commencement, who should I contact?
For questions, please contact email@example.com.