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SATURDAY, MAY 22, 2021

Undergraduate Ceremony: 10:00 A.M. ET
Graduate Ceremony: 3:00 P.M. ET

View May 2021 Virtual Commencement Ceremony

To celebrate the accomplishments of Strayer University’s graduates during this unprecedented time, please join us for May Virtual Commencement on May 22, 2021. 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.

Unfortunately, we cannot accept late registrations or photo submissions. If you missed the deadline to register, then you are welcome to participate in the next Virtual Commencement ceremony. More details will be provided once finalized.

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Where do I view Virtual Commencement?

To view the May 2021 Virtual Commencement ceremony, please visit The undergraduate ceremony will begin at 10:00 a.m. ET and the graduate ceremony will begin at 3:00 p.m. ET on Saturday, May 22, 2021.

If I'm not able to watch the ceremony at the scheduled time, will I be able to watch later?

If you cannot view the virtual ceremony at the arranged time, the video recording will be available at to watch after the event on Saturday, May 22.

Why is my name not included in the Virtual Commencement ceremony video?

If you do not see your name listed in the May Virtual Commencement ceremony video, or in the printed program, then you were not registered for this ceremony. If you were not included in this ceremony, then you are welcome to register and participate in the next Virtual Commencement ceremony once more information is available.

I never received my celebratory package in the mail. How do I get it?

Please email, and we can track your package for you.

Are the in-person ceremonies still taking place?

Following best practices and health protocols for social distancing and large gatherings, we have made the decision not to host an in-person commencement event prior to June 30, 2021. Decisions to host an in-person commencement later this year will be announced as soon as it’s available.

Can I still attend a future in-person ceremony if I participate in Virtual Commencement?

Yes! You are welcome to participate in an in-person ceremony regardless of whether you choose to attend Virtual Commencement.

Is this the only Virtual Commencement ceremony taking place for 2021 graduates?

We will hold a second Virtual Commencement ceremony in December 2021. Information regarding virtual or in-person ceremonies will be listed at as information becomes available.

Will I receive my diploma after commencement?

Commencement is a ceremony and your diploma will not be issued until all your degree requirements have been completed. Additional information can be found here

If I have questions about commencement, who should I contact?

For questions, please contact