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To ensure the continued health and safety of the Norwich community, and per President Anarumo’s announcement that no large events will take place on campus in Fall 2020, Norwich will host a virtual Commencement ceremony to celebrate the Class of 2020 on Saturday, September 12, 2020 at 2 p.m. EDT. Please check this website frequently for details and updates.

Shapiro may be empty, but our hearts are full

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.

Congratulations, Norwich class of 2020!

Special letter from Provost Sandra G. Affenito (PDF 371KB)

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Parking and Drop-Off

All campus parking lots are open for parking during Commencement and Commissioning events. The campus will be well-marked for parking throughout the weekend, and parking attendants will be present to direct traffic.

Guests with valid handicap parking tags or mobility limitations will be able to park along I.D. White Avenue, at Shapiro Field House, and in designated accessible parking areas. Please comply with all posted signs and with parking staff direction.

Guests may be dropped off directly outside of Shapiro Field House, however please be aware the road is narrow and turning around can often be difficult due to heavy pedestrian and passenger cart traffic around the venue.

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Passenger Carts

Passenger carts driven by authorized Norwich staff are available throughout the weekend to assist guests with transportation between venues and from parking lots. Carts circulate through campus regularly and may be flagged by guests at any time. Priority will be given to guests with disabilities and/or limited mobility.

CITIZENS & SOLDIERS

The First 200 Years of Norwich University—New York Times bestselling author Alex Kershaw brings this remarkable story to life in a beautifully written and illustrated book on the history and heritage of the nation’s oldest private military college.

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For students in the online bachelor’s degree completion programs, find your commencement details here.

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