GRADUATION INFORMATION

2020 GRADUATION CEREMONY

Virginia Campuses:
Alexandria, Falls Church, Glen Allen, Newport News, Virginia Beach, Woodbridge and Online

When and Time:
Saturday, August 22, 2020 at 10:00am
Check-in: 8:30am-9:45am.

Where:
Hylton Memorial Chapel
14640 Potomac Mills Road
Woodbridge, VA 22192

 

Baltimore Maryland Campus

When and Time:
Saturday, August 29, 2020 at 9:00am

Where:
Hilton Garden Inn, Baltimore Inner Harbor
625 South President Street
Baltimore, MD 21202

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, Term 3-2020 and pending Term 4-2020 graduates are eligible to walk in the 2020 graduation ceremony.

The online RSVP submission process is now closed.  For last minute RSPV requests please contact your campus Student Success department.

Graduation CEREMONY DETAILS

You must obtain graduation materials prior to the ceremony. Graduation Regalia and Announcements Kits should be ordered through Jostens and Graduates will receive email notification detailing online ordering process.

 

Regalia can be ordered at www.jostens.com

  • Associates and Bachelor’s students will need to place their orders by JULY 30
  • 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.

In observance of strict social distancing protocol, guests WILL NOT be permitted inside the building. We understand how important this day is, however our number one priority is the health and safety of the Stratford community.

 

The ceremony will be live streamed through Facebook to allow family and friends to share in this momentous event.

 

Details for how to access the live stream will be emailed to graduates and posted on the website prior to the date of the commencement ceremony.

 

For the safety of all participants masks will be required.

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 Administrative Team for more information: