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March 8, 2021 - [OFFICIAL-L] Wright State will hold in-person spring commencement ceremonies

Dear Campus Community,

I have fantastic news to share. Wright State will once again hold in-person commencement ceremonies for our spring class of 2021.

We plan to hold multiple Dayton Campus ceremonies on April 30 and May 1 to accommodate safety guidelines. University health and safety protocols, including our campus mask requirements and social distancing, will be observed.

Commencement ceremony schedule:

Graduate School (master's, Ph.D., and Ed.D. graduates)
Friday, April 30
7:00 p.m.

Raj Soin College of Business and College of Education and Human Services
Saturday, May 1
10:00 a.m.

College of Engineering and Computer Science and College of Science and Mathematics
Saturday, May 1
2:00 p.m.

College of Liberal Arts and College of Nursing and Health
Saturday, May 1
6:00 p.m.

These ceremonies will be held in the Wright State University Nutter Center. 

The Lake Campus will also host multiple in-person ceremonies for its summer 2020, fall 2020, and spring 2021 graduates, with dates and times to be announced as soon as a venue is finalized.

Because state COVID restrictions require us to limit participation in each session, each graduate will receive up to four free tickets for family members and guests. Ticket information will be shared soon with graduating students. We will also livestream each ceremony.

The Commencement Implementation Committee is working diligently to make this a great day for our graduates and their families and friends. Graduates will receive updates on what to expect through their Wright State email accounts. Details on the ceremonies will also be shared on our commencement website and university social media accounts. Lake Campus details will be posted to the Lake Campus commencement website and its social media accounts.

I must also ask for your continued flexibility. While it is our absolute intention to hold all commencement ceremonies in-person we must remain open to last-minute alterations to our planning given the ever-changing nature of the COVID-19 situation.

Commencement is a special day for graduating students and their families. I cherish watching our graduates beam with pride as they receive their diplomas in front of their families and friends.

After a long and challenging year, I am looking forward to celebrating the accomplishments of our graduating students together with many of you. If you can, I hope you will join me and the campus community as we celebrate our newest Wright State University alumni.

Best wishes,