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Walden's Summer 2021 Commencement Showroom

Celebrate Walden’s summer Class of 2021 at our 65th commencement ceremony! The university-wide commencement event will begin at 2 p.m. on Saturday, July 31, 2021. Immediately following the university-wide commencement, scroll down the page to find your college ceremony to view on demand.

Graduates, don’t forget to have your grad cap nearby for your tassel turn at the end of your college ceremony!

Program Book

An electronic version of the summer 2021 commencement program is available for downloading, saving, and/or printing. The full version of Walden’s 65th Commencement program book with the names of all graduates who received degree conferral between December 15, 2020 and June 14, 2021, will be published online in September. Please note that inclusion in the commencement program book is based upon their academic eligibility and not their attendance of a commencement ceremony.

How to Watch

The University-Wide Commencement

This event will feature our commencement speaker, messages from leadership, highlights from the community and more.

On July 31st at 2 p.m. Eastern, you can watch this ceremony here or on our Facebook event page.

The College Ceremonies

During the college ceremonies, graduates will be individually recognized and degrees will be conferred.

Immediately following the university-wide commencement, your college ceremony will be available to view on this page.

Keynote Speakers

Walden University’s 65th Commencement will feature keynote speakers Dr. Martha Dawson and Michael Bonner!

Martha DawsonDr. Martha Dawson is the president of the National Black Nurses Association and an associate professor at the University of Alabama at Birmingham School of Nursing.

Michael BonnerMichael Bonner is a teacher at the Ron Clark Academy, who has been recognized by The Ellen DeGeneres Show and NBC Nightly News for his innovative and engaging teaching.

College of Health Professions

Watch Walden University’s College of Health Professions commencement ceremony, recognizing summer 2021 graduates of all degree levels in the School of Health Sciences. This virtual commencement features opening remarks from President Ward Ulmer, a message from Vice-Provost Dr. Andrea Lindell, the conferring of degrees, and the individual recognition of our summer 2021 graduates.

College of Management and Technology

Watch Walden University’s College of Management and Technology commencement ceremony, recognizing summer 2021 graduates of all degree levels in the School of Technology and Applied Science and the School of Management. This virtual commencement features opening remarks from President Ward Ulmer, a message from Vice-Provost Dr. Marilyn Powell, the conferring of degrees, and the individual recognition of our summer 2021 graduates.

College of Nursing

Watch Walden University’s College of Nursing commencement ceremony, recognizing summer 2021 graduates of all degree levels in the College of Nursing. This virtual commencement features opening remarks from President Ward Ulmer, a message from Vice-Provost Dr. Andrea Lindell, the conferring of degrees, and the individual recognition of our summer 2021 graduates.

College of Social and Behavioral Sciences

Watch Walden University’s College of Social and Behavioral Sciences commencement ceremony, recognizing summer 2021 graduates of all degree levels in the School of Counseling, School of Criminal Justice, School of Human Services, Barbara Solomon School of Social Work, School of Psychology, and the School of Public Policy and Administration. This virtual commencement features opening remarks from President Ward Ulmer, a message from Vice-Provost Dr. Savitri Dixon-Saxon, the conferring of degrees, and the individual recognition of our summer 2021 graduates.

The Richard W. Riley College of Education and Leadership

Watch Walden University’s Richard W. Riley College of Education and Leadership commencement ceremony, recognizing summer 2021 graduates of all degree levels in the School of Higher Education, Leadership, and Policy and the School of Education and Professional Licensure. This virtual commencement features opening remarks from President Ward Ulmer, a message from Vice-Provost Dr. Marilyn Powell, the conferring of degrees, and the individual recognition of our summer 2021 graduates.

Show Your Walden Pride

Celebrate in style! WaldenGear offers a variety of Walden apparel, gifts, and accessories. Graduates are eligible for a 10% discount by entering the code “WaldenGear10” at checkout.

In addition to apparel and accessories, we will have everything you need to celebrate virtually. The Celebration Toolkit includes social media cover photos, Instagram story templates, coloring pages, printable signs, tips on how to celebrate at home, and more.

Pass the torch!

Do you know someone who is ready to take on a new challenge? As a Walden graduate, you can pass along a 15% tuition reduction to new students you refer.*

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