(One Graduation for All Campuses)

Saturday, August 22, 2020 at 10:00AM

Hylton Memorial Chapel
14640 Potomac Mills Road
Woodbridge, VA 22192

Graduates should plan to arrive at 8:30 a.m.

Graduation Requirements

Students completing degree requirements in Term 3-2019 (who did not walk in the 2019 ceremony), Term 4-2019, Term 5-2019, Term 1-2020, Term 2-2020 and Term 3-2020 are eligible to walk in the 2020 graduation ceremony.

  • Students who have already graduated should have a completed Academic Check-Out form on file with the Campus Registrar.
  • Term 2-2020 and Term 3-2020 graduates must complete the Academic Check-Out form by Friday, June 5, 2020.
  • Term 3-2019, Term 4-2019 and Term 5-2019 graduates who have not completed the Academic Check-Out form must do so by Friday, May 8, 2020.

NOTE: You cannot participate in the graduation ceremony without a completed Academic Check-Out form.

Graduation Attire

You must obtain graduation materials prior to the ceremony. Graduation Regalia and Announcements Kits will be:

  • Available for Online Ordering; you will receive email notification detailing online ordering process.
  • Tickets will be available for pick up from Your Home Campus. You will receive an email detailing the dates and times available to pick up tickets and which department to report to for pick-up.
  • Chef coats for the Culinary graduates will also be available for pick-up. Graduates will receive an email detailing pick-up information. 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 and Culinary Students completing their Associates, Bachelor’s or Master’s degree will wear a cap & gown for the ceremony.

Graduation Fees

  • Graduation fees must be paid in full to receive graduation regalia.
  • 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.


Friday June 19, 2020

By Contacting your Home Campus Student Success/Career Services Office.


Graduation Questions

Please contact your Home Campus Administrative Team for more information:


Alexandria (571) 699-3200 Kathya Vargas
Baltimore 410-752-4710, ext 5435
or ext. 5426
Dr. Norman Flowers
Mrs. Caroline McGehee-Hans
Falls Church (703) 821-8570 Neha Kuhar
Woodbridge (703) 897-1982 Kris Miller
Online (703) 734-5309 India Martin
Shirelette Wilkins

International Students

International Students inviting international visitors wishing to obtain Graduation Letters (Visa letter request form)

• Select the way the Registrar will deliver the forms to you (up to three allowed)

• Upon receipt of forms, send them to your guest(s) as they obtain their visa(s)