Winter 2021 Commencement


Tuesday, December 14, 2021

* There will be three commencement ceremonies over the course of the day.

  • Ceremony 1 - 10:00 a.m. – Graduates Last Names A – G
  • Ceremony 2 - 3:00 p.m. – Graduates Last Names H – P
  • Ceremony 3 - 6:30 p.m. – Graduates Last Names Q – Z

All ceremonies will take place at the Schlesinger Center.


Registration is required to participate in your designated ceremony.
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All participating graduates may bring two guests.

Order Your Tickets
If you choose to bring guests, you must order their "General Seating" tickets at the time of registration. All graduates and guests must adhere to COVID-19 guidelines. Seating is on a first-come, first-seated basis and guests will be ushered to available seating to seating capacity.


Graduation regalia (cap and gown) is mandatory. Caps and gowns, invitations, and class rings can be purchased from the NOVA bookstore.


Schlesinger Center at the Alexandria Campus
Northern Virginia Community College
Alexandria Campus
4915 East Campus Drive
Alexandria, Virginia 22311


Questions? Please contact us at if you have questions.

DISCLAIMER: Registration to participate in December Commencement is not a record of degrees awarded. Names listed in the December Commencement program are taken from applications for graduation for the summer and fall semester. Registration for graduation does not ensure that graduate names appear in the program and participation in Commencement exercises does not constitute graduation from Northern Virginia Community College.