Commencement
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COMMENCEMENT

 

class of 2021

 

Elizabeth City State University will hold its 173rd Commencement Ceremony on Saturday, December 11, 2021 at 10:00 a.m. in the R.L. Vaughan Center. We thank family and friends for joining us to honor and celebrate the accomplishments of our graduates after an extraordinarily challenging year.  Congratulations to the Class of 2021 as you start this next exciting chapter of your lives!
 

Fall 2021 Commencement Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) >>>

COMMENCEMENT WEEKEND ACTIVITIES

Friday, December 10
ROTC Commissioning Ceremony
11:00 am | Mickey L. Burnim Fine Arts Center (Floyd L Robinson Auditorium)

Senior Reception and Pinning Ceremony  
6:00 -7:00 pm | K.E. White Center
Guest Speaker:  Mr. Bryan Spence, '09, Senior Program Manager, LinkedIn
Hosted by the Office of the Chancellor and Office of Alumni Relations


Saturday, December 11

Commencement Ceremony
10:00 am | Robert L. Vaughan Center

 

WATCH LIVE 

 

KEYNOTE SPEAKER
Harry L. Williams
President & CEO, Thurgood Marshall College Fund

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PICKUP YOUR DIGITAL PROGRAM 

Every graduate attending commencement will receive a commencement program commemorating their special day. Friends and family can download their own pdf copy free.  Commencement Program

commencement cover

 


COMMENCEMENT REMINDERS

Below are some helpful tips to ensure a smooth and successful graduation day! Visit the FAQs page for additional information. 

  • Health and Safety Protocols. Consistent with ECSU’s fall 2021 COVID-19 protocol effective August 3, 2021, all graduates and guests are required to wear masks or face coverings during commencement and in all in-door campus buildings.
  • Tickets for the Commencement Ceremony.  Tickets are not required for family, friends, and other guests to attend the 173rd Commencement Ceremony.
  • Doors will open one hour prior to the start of the ceremony.

 


Contact Us: 
Information about all commencement activities will continue to be shared via email, online, and through ECSU social media channels. If you have specific questions, please contact the Office of Academic Affairs, (252) 335-2880.  

With Viking Pride,

University Commencement Committee