Commencement will be pre-recorded and will be captioned. If you or your guest require any other accommodation in order to participate in this event, please notify email@example.com at least TWO weeks prior to the event.
Wow, you made it to one of the most important milestones of your academic career, graduation! Yes, you! With grit, focus, patience, hard work, juggling priorities, lots of screen time, new friends, and determination, whew, you did it. Congratulations to each of you in the Class of 2020 and Class of 2021, you have much to be proud of. We look forward to celebrating this amazing moment with you.
In celebrating this great achievement, we recognize how important the Commencement experience is for so many of our graduates. In prioritizing the health and safety of our students, their families, faculty, and staff, we are announcing that graduation will be conducted in a series of online ceremonies for graduates of May 2021, December 2020, and May 2020. The official ceremony will be divided alphabetically by each student’s last name. Please use the guidelines below to save the date of your specific ceremony.
We are excited to honor you and your tremendous achievement and can’t wait to celebrate you. Well done!
Questions? Email firstname.lastname@example.org
Upload Picture and Special Graduation Message
Deadline: April 16th to submit your personalized slide
Each graduate will have the opportunity to be recognized with an official slide that can be customized with your photo and a personal message, and which can be downloaded and shared on social media. Check your NOVA email for your unique link! If you didn’t receive a link, please email email@example.comNOVA
Join us for the graduation fun!! NOVA is sponsoring activities such as graduation fairs, an alumni panel, and Spirit Week! #Graduation@NOVA is trending…we hope to see you there!Activities
Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)
Where do I purchase cap and gown?
Check out the “Purchase Regalia” link at the top right of this page.
Do we have to purchase a cap and gown if this year’s commencement is virtual?
Graduation regalia is not mandatory, but is up to you to purchase as your commemoration of your achievement or to use for your personal graduation photographs.
- Where do I pick up honor cords?
What Student Life activities are there for graduates?
Check out the “Graduation Activities” link above.