With unprecedented challenges before us, we have never been more proud of you, our Norwich graduates. The world needs your strength, talent, grit, and compassion now more than ever. Take with you the leadership and readiness skills you have honed at Norwich — semper paratus — always be ready. You are well prepared to serve. We are proud.
Norwich University’s 24th President, Dr. Mark Anarumo, commends the Class of 2021 for their resilience, determination and grit.
Congratulations, Norwich Class of 2021!
Graduates of the School of Criminology and Criminal Justice in the College of Liberal Arts, and graduates of the School of Architecture+Art and School of Business in the College of Professional Schools.
Graduates of the College of Science and Mathematics academic programs.
Graduates of the School of Cybersecurity, Data Science and Computing, the David E. Crawford School of Engineering, and the School of Nursing in the College of Professional Schools.
Joint Commissioning ceremonies and celebration at Sabine Field, or Shapiro Fieldhouse in inclement weather.
Service Commissioning ceremony for U.S. Army, at Sabine Field, or Shapiro Fieldhouse in inclement weather.
Service Commissioning ceremony for U.S. Air Force, on Jackman Hall’s steps, or in Mack Hall Auditorium in inclement weather.
COMMENCEMENT 2021: There will be four separate commencement ceremonies, two each running simultaneously in Shapiro Fieldhouse and Kreitzberg Arena at 9 a.m. and noon Saturday, May 1.
U.S. Army Gen. Mark A. Milley, the chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff will give the commencement address.
ROTC JOINT COMMISSIONING CEREMONY 2021 will be held at 3 p.m. outdoors at Sabine Field at Haynes Family Stadium.
Maj. Gen. Gary Keefe ’86, U.S. Air Force Reserve and Massachusetts National Guard adjutant general, will deliver the Commissioning keynote.
We are less than two weeks away from Norwich University’s May 1st in-person 2021 Commencement and Joint Commissioning ceremonies. These ceremonies will be held simultaneously at each time slot in Shapiro Fieldhouse and Kreitzberg Arena in keeping with the physical distancing guidance and COVID-19 protocols stipulated in the Vermont Forward Plan for indoor events to ensure the health and safety of the Norwich community and our guests.
We are excited that we are able to bring our graduating seniors together for in-person Commencement ceremonies, incorporating as many traditions as we can, within current health and safety protocols and Vermont guidelines.
On these pages please find specific details and options respective to our 2021 Commencement and Joint Commissioning ceremonies.
In the face of a pandemic, The Hill and all its roads to and from are forever graced by your grit, strength and determination.
Thank you, Norwich Class of 2021. We are proud.
Norwich Together! Norwich Forever!
Smile for the camera
Mark Collier, our stealth Norwich photographer, will be capturing those special candid moments throughout the day. Come back here after May 4th to enjoy the galleries and download your favorites. These images are free for personal use and sharing with friends and loved ones.
For the more formal approach, we offer traditional portraits (smiles optional).