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Walden's Winter 2022 Commencement Showroom

Celebrate Walden’s winter Class of 2021 at our 66th commencement ceremony! The university-wide commencement event will begin at 2 p.m. on Saturday, January 29, 2022. 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 winter 2022 commencement program book is available for downloading, saving, and/or printing. The full version of Walden’s 66th Commencement program book with the names of all graduates who received degree conferral between June 15, 2021 and December 15, 2021, will be published online in March. 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

For this virtual commencement, we will bring the event to you. There will be two events to view on the day of commencement.

The University-Wide Commencement

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

On January 29th at 2 p.m. Eastern, you can watch this ceremony here or on our Facebook event page.

The College Ceremonies

During the college ceremonies, registered 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 Speaker

Dr. Cynthia Hickman

Walden University’s 66th Commencement will feature Walden alumnus, Dr. Cynthia Hickman.

Dr. Hickman is an author, speaker, nurse educator, and caregiver advocate with more than 30 years of experience in nursing and leadership. She retired in 2013 from St. Luke’s Episcopal Hospital in Houston as an acute-care cardiology case manager to become a full-time caregiver to her mother.

Hickman draws on her experience of being a caregiver in her blog and in her podcast, Your Proactive Caregiver Advocate. She has also written two books on the subject. She holds a Master of Science in Nursing (MSN) with a specialization in Nursing Education and a PhD in Health Services with a specialization in Leadership, both from Walden.

The College Ceremonies

The college ceremonies will be available to view once the university-wide commencement event has finished. Before 2:30 p.m. Eastern on Saturday, January 29, 2022, the ceremonies will be in premier mode, displaying a countdown of when they will be available to view.

College of Health Sciences and Public Policy

Watch the virtual commencement ceremony for Walden University’s College of Health Professions. Hear from University Provost and Chief Academic Officer Dr. Sue Subocz and Dean Dr. Jorg Westermann, the conferring of degrees, then see our Winter Class of 2021 (all degree programs) receive the conferral of their degrees.

College of Management and Human Potential

Watch the virtual commencement ceremony for Walden University’s College of Management and Technology. Hear from University Provost and Chief Academic Officer Dr. Sue Subocz and Dean Karlyn Barilovits, then see our Winter Class of 2021 (all degree programs) receive the conferral of their degrees.

College of Nursing

Watch Walden’s College of Nursing virtual commencement, recognizing the Winter Class of 2021 from all degree programs. Hear from University Provost and Chief Academic Officer Dr. Sue Subocz and Vice Provost Dr. Andrea Lindell, then see our Winter Class of 2021 (all degree programs) receive the conferral of their degrees.

College of Social and Behavioral Sciences

Watch the virtual commencement ceremony for Walden University’s College of Social and Behavioral Sciences. Hear from University Provost and Chief Academic Officer Dr. Sue Subocz and Dean Dr. Shana Garrett, then see our Winter Class of 2021 (all degree programs) receive the conferral of their degrees.

The Richard W. Riley College of Education and Leadership

Watch the virtual commencement ceremony for Walden’s Richard W. Riley College of Education and Leadership. Hear from University Provost and Chief Academic Officer Dr. Sue Subocz and Dean Kelley Costner, then see our Winter Class of 2021 (all degree programs) receive the conferral of their degrees.

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.

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