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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!

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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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Show your support for the Norwich Class of 2020

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Let’s cover the Norwich family’s Facebook profile pictures with messages of congratulations!

We want to recognize all of our seniors and their hard work, so we’ve created a Facebook profile frame to share.

Here’s how you do it:

√ Go to your Facebook profile.

√ Click on your profile photo (For desktop: Click “Update” on your profile photo).

√ Select “Add Frame.”

√ Search for “Norwich University” and select the frame.

√ Click “Save/Use as Profile Picture” to set the frame.

While the campus graduation celebration has been postponed to September 12, 2020, we’re sure the one at home wasn’t. Please also share photos with us of your family commencement celebration and at-home commissioning ceremony with your Norwich graduate. We’d love to see them and share them with our community on social media!

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


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