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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.

Until we see you on The Hill for the September commencement celebrations, or for Homecoming, enjoy these videos and virtual celebrations. Congratulations, Norwich class of 2020!

 

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While we wait to celebrate on September 12, 2020, let's celebrate together now on facebook and instagram!:

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Emergency Notifications

While you are on campus at Norwich, you may elect to receive electronic notifications in the event of an emergency. To opt in for the duration of Commencement and Commissioning weekend, please text “NUCommencement” to “67283.” At the conclusion of the weekend, you will be automatically removed from the emergency notification system.

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First Aid and Medical Assistance

Should you need medical assistance, the Student Health Clinic is located on the first floor of Marsilius Hall east of Route 12, across from the Crescent and Norwich Gazebo.

In an emergency, please dial 911.

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Public Safety Office

The Public Safety Office is located in the rear of Hayden Hall and can be reached 24/7 by phone at 1 (802) 485-2525 or by This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. Public Safety officers are available to assist with lost and found issues, motor vehicle assistance, and parking.

In an emergency, please dial 911.

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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.

Buy Your Copy Here

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

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