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Virtual Commencement

Saturday, December 5, 2020

12 PM ET Ceremony

Health Sciences


12 pm ET Recording Links

Traditional             360 View

2 PM ET Ceremony

Concord Law

Business and Information Technology

2 pm ET Recording Links

Traditional             360 View

4 PM ET Ceremony

Social and Behavioral Sciences:

Criminal Justice, Education, Legal Studies, Psychology, Communications, Early Childhood Administration, Fire Science, Human Services, Liberal Studies, and Public Administration

Open College: Professional Studies

4 pm ET Recording Links

Traditional             360 View

The graduation ceremonies will be accessible from this page. On Commencement Day (December 5, 2020), graduates and guests will be able to select from two different viewing methods: Traditional (static view) or Virtual Reality (360-degree view). See the Prepare for Graduation section for more details.

Prepare for Graduation

Determine your viewing method.

(Traditional or 360-degree)


Test your headset and improve picture quality if you are using the (360-degree view)


Determine your ceremony time. (See the Graduation Program)


Share the link with family/friends (Link to this page)


Log in 15 minutes early on Graduation Day.


Grad Shout Out Board

Post photos and share congratulatory messages.

  • Click on the plus in the bottom right corner to add a post.

  • Upload a photo of your own or take a selfie using the camera feature.

  • Be sure to sign your name at the end of your post.

  • New messages appear in the upper left-hand corner.

Virtual Photo Booth
Available December 1 - 5
  1. Change your phone’s camera to a square photo setting (1:1 ratio).*

  2. Snap a fun photo of yourself.

  3. Text your photo to 949-344-2899.

  4. You will receive a text back with a message and your PG branded photo.

  5. Share your photo with family/friends and post to social media using #PurdueGlobalProud.

  6. Add your photo to the Graduation Shout Out Board between December 1-5.

*Horizontal and vertical photos will still work and a white border will be added to make images square.

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Messages from the Deans and University Departments

Click on the tiles below to view more information and messages from across the university. ​

Decorate and Celebrate Graduation at Home

Download and print graduation posters, yard signs, and cake toppers to share your success.

If you intend to have any of the above materials professionally printed, you will be asked to provide an official letter of approval from the University.


Visit the Purdue Global Student Store

Graduates get a free alumni t-shirt with a $35 purchase from November 1 through December 6, 2020. 


Alumni T-Shirt Promo Codes:

White T-Shirt Code 2019

Black T-Shirt Code 2020

Grey T-Shirt Code 2021

Take advantage of 20% off sweatshirts for the month of December.

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Don’t forget to check us out on social media for exclusive graduation content. 
Be sure to follow our social media channels!
Want exclusive graduation content? Follow Purdue Global on social media! 
  • Facebook
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  • Twitter
  • Linkedin
  • YouTube

The Purdue University Global Commencement will be broadcast live online and participants’ names, hometowns, military status (if applicable, and photos may will be photographed, videotaped, or filmed by authorized parties. The virtual commencement registration of all participants and/or the participation in the Virtual Graduation Fair activities, including but not limited to hangout sessions, Graduation Shout Out Board, and virtual Photo Booth, serves as permission for use of these names, images, and posts by Purdue Global. Commercial photography or filming is prohibited without the permission of Purdue Global.