2021 GRADUATION CEREMONY DETAILS

Virginia Campuses: Alexandria, Falls Church, Woodbridge and Online

When and Time: Saturday, August 28, 2021 at 10:00am. Check-in: 8:30am-9:45am.

Where:
Hylton Memorial Chapel
14640 Potomac Mills Road
Woodbridge, VA 22192
https://www.hyltonchapel.org/

Baltimore Maryland Campus

When and Time: Saturday, August 21, 2021 at 10:00am. Check-in: 9:00am.

Where:
Baltimore Marriott Waterfront
700 Aliceanna Street
Baltimore, MD 21202
https://www.marriott.com/hotels/travel/bwiwf-baltimore-marriott-waterfront/

Graduation Ceremony Details

Students completing degree requirements in Term 5-2020, Term 1-2021, Term 2-2021, Term 3-2021 and pending Term 4-2021graduates are eligible to walk in the 2021 graduation ceremony.

RSVP your intention to attend graduation no later than Friday, August 6, 2021.  RSVP by clicking here.

You must obtain graduation materials prior to the ceremony.

Graduation Regalia can be purchased through the Stratford University Graduation Store and announcement kits and other graduation memorabilia items can be ordered through Jostens. Graduates will receive email notification detailing online ordering process.

  • Graduation Regalia can be ordered through the Stratford University Graduation Store from June 15 – July 31, 2021. 
  • Graduation announcement kits and other memorabilia can be purchased through Jostens.
  • Culinary and Baking & Pastry graduates will receive an email from their department program director with details for ordering your chef jacket. AAS graduates should wear black pants and black shoes with their chef coat. Toques will be provided for you when you sign-in at the ceremony.
  • Hospitality students (all concentrations) completing their Associates, Bachelor’s or Master’s degree will wear a cap & gown for the ceremony.

The ceremony will be live streamed through Facebook to allow family and friends to share in this momentous event. https://www.facebook.com/StratfordU/

  • The University will follow any venue required social distancing and/or mask protocol for the graduation ceremony. This information will be communicated 2-weeks prior to the ceremony.
  • Based on state mandates each graduation venue has a maximum seating capacity. At this time the University is working with the venues to determine if guests will be allowed to attend the ceremony. This information will be communicated to graduates 4-weeks prior to the ceremony.

Graduation Fees

  • To receive your diploma and final transcript, you must pay the graduation fee of $195 (undergraduate programs) or $235 (graduate programs) and have a zero balance (regardless of your participation in the ceremony).
  • Please see Student Accounts to pay graduation fees and/or clear any balances.

Graduation Questions

Please contact your Home Campus Student Support Team for more information:

Alexandria

571-699-3200 ext. 4217

Kathya Vargas
kvargas@stratford.edu

 

Baltimore

443-873-5411

Yarielena Rivera de Jesus

yrivera@stratford.edu

Mrs. Caroline McGehee-Hans
cmcgeheehans@stratford.edu

Falls Church

732-759-0268

Shirelette Wilkins
swilkins@stratford.edu

Neha Kuhar (International Students)
nkuhar@stratford.edu

Woodbridge

(703) 897-1982 ext. 2413

Kris Miller
kmiller@stratford.edu

 

Online

703-651-6513

India Martin
imartin@stratford.edu