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Commencement

2021 Commencement Ceremonies, May 21-23

Join us in celebrating the Class of 2021 from May 21-23. The Commencement Ceremonies include the Honors Convocation and Baccalaureate Mass (May 21), two In-Person Student Recognition Ceremonies (May 22) and will culminate in the 77th Annual Commencement Ceremony (May 23).

Congratulations to the graduating class of 2021!

Iona is proud of your hard work and success and is looking forward to commemorating this momentous occasion with you and your loved ones!

As we move towards May 22 & May 23, it is important to check your Iona College email address and return to this site regularly for updates.

Below, please find information on important action steps and dates for the 2021 commencement ceremonies.

Congratulations Class of 2021!

IMPORTANT ACTION STEPS AND DATES FOR ANTICIPATED GRADUATES

2021 Commencement Ceremonies, May 21-23

Join us in celebrating the Class of 2021 from May 21-23. The Commencement Ceremonies include the Honors Convocation and Baccalaureate Mass (May 21), two In-Person Student Recognition Ceremonies (May 22) and will culminate in the 77th Annual Commencement Ceremony (May 23).

2021 Commencement Ceremonies

Requirements for Students and Guests While On Campus

We are looking forward to the in-person ceremonies on May 22! Please note that all graduates and guests at the in-person ceremonies will need to provide proof of one of the following:

  • A negative COVID PCR test received not more than 72 hours prior to the event. The test collection date must be May 19, 20 or 21. Rapid tests are not accepted.
  • A positive COVID case within the previous 90 days. The positive test result must have a test collection date between February 22 – May 11.
  • A complete course of COVID vaccination(s) administered May 7 or before.
Important Dates
Date Action Item/Event
Friday, May 21, 12:30 p.m. Honors Convocation (Virtual)
Friday, May 21, 4 p.m. Baccalaureate Mass (Virtual)
Saturday, May 22
10 a.m. & 3 p.m.
In-Person Student Recognition Ceremonies
(In-person and Livestreaming)
Sunday, May 23, 1 p.m. 77th Annual Commencement Ceremony (Virtual)

For more information on Commencement, please review the 2021 Commencement communications and FAQs.

Commencement 2021 Communications

Commencement 2021 FAQs

If you find that you have questions that have not been previously addressed, please contact the Commencement Committee at commencement@iona.edu.