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Keeping our Norwich students and community informed and safe.

PLEASE NOTE: Norwich University has no known cases of coronavirus on campus at this time. All spring semester courses will be remote effective Monday, March 23, 2020.

FAQs for Students

You have questions, we have answers. We’ve arranged FAQs here to let you find the answers you need quickly. At the top, you'll find the most recent FAQ posted; below, you can navigate via keyword to your topic of interest.

Yes. The Residency Conference will occur virtually as scheduled. Please visit: On-campus 2020 Residency Conference update.

A student’s official graduation from Norwich occurs on the day the university confers students’ degrees. After that date, students can commission or confirm with employers they have completed all degree requirements and are graduates of Norwich University.

Commencement is the official ceremony celebrating students’ graduation. Graduation/degree conferral and the Commencement ceremony do not need to occur on the same day.

Students’ degrees will be conferred on May 2, 2020.

Tentatively, the 2020 Commencement ceremony has been scheduled for May 30, 2020. We will reach out to graduating students and their families directly once we have additional news to share regarding celebration details.


Norwich University admits students of any race, color, national and ethnic origin to all the rights, privileges, programs, and activities generally accorded or made available to students at the school. It does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national and ethnic origin in administration of its educational policies, admissions policies, scholarship and loan programs, and athletic and other school-administered programs.

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