Spring Graduation Ceremony

May 22, 2021

Virtual Commencement

Check back soon for more ceremony details.

Registration is closed. Contact graduation@purdueglobal.edu with any questions.

Purdue Global graduates at a virtual graduation

Virtual Commencement Schedule

Download the Event Guide and visit the graduation week section for more details about Purdue Global graduation.

Graduation Week

May 17: Virtual Photo Booth
May 18: Instagram Contest
May 19: Graduation Fair
May 20: Last Lecture
May 21: Facebook Contest
May 22: Commencement

Graduation Fair

May 20: 7:00–8:00 pm ET


May 22: Schedule Coming Soon

Monday, May 17

Virtual Photo Booth Opens
Open May 17–May 22

  • Select from Photo, Boomerangs, or GIFs
  • Download or share to email, Facebook, or Twitter
  • Use #PurdueGlobalProud
Purdue Global Virtual Photo Booth
  • Photo Booth Example

Tuesday, May 18

Instagram Contest

Check out Purdue Global's Instagram for our graduation contest.

Wednesday, May 19

Graduation Fair
7:00–8:00 pm ET


  • Live video chats with deans, faculty, Career Services, the registrar, alumni, and the graduation team
  • Interactive graduation Shout-Out Board with graduation photos and messages
  • Virtual toast
  • Opportunities for Purdue Global gear

Thursday, May 20

Last Lecture
7:00–8:00 pm ET

Last Lecture will be presented by a Purdue Global professor nominated by the graduating class.

“What wisdom would you impart unto the world if you knew it would be your last chance?”

Friday, May 21

Facebook Contest

Enter our graduation Facebook contest.

Spotlight Opportunities

Celebratory Photos and Videos

Submission Deadline: April 8, 2021

Showcase your achievement! Selected submissions will be shown during the ceremonies.

To learn more about these opportunities, view submission details.

National Anthem Contest

Submission Deadline: March 26, 2021

Do you want to sing the National Anthem at a graduation ceremony? Here's how:

*The Purdue University Global Commencement will be broadcast live online and participants' names, hometowns, military branch (if applicable), videos, and photos will be photographed, videotaped, or filmed by authorized parties. The commencement registration of all participants, submission of photos/videos, participation in the graduation ceremony,  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, serve as permission for use of these names, images, and posts by Purdue Global. Commercial photography or filming is prohibited without permission of Purdue Global.