Commencement and Baccalaureate Ceremonies2020-10-26T15:18:10+00:00
Ferrum College graduation


The 2021 Commencement Ceremony will be held at 10:00 a.m. on Saturday, May 1. This will be the first virtual commencement in the history of Ferrum College, and we invite graduating seniors, friends, and family to watch the ceremony online here.

The archived ceremony will also be available for viewing, usually within 24 hours, by following the On Demand tab using the link above.

Fall Celebration

In light of COVID-19, Ferrum plans to hold a 2020 Commencement Celebration and an Awards Ceremony in the Fall.

Students who wish to order Graduation Announcements from Herff Jones may do so.  For your convenience, click the following link:

Instructions for 2020 graduates will be emailed to seniors.  Should you have specific questions regarding Commencement, please contact:

Jennifer Whitlow
Senior Administrative Assistant
(540) 365-4456 or

Following the May 9 Commencement Ceremony, you will receive a second care package in mid-May which will contain the following:

  • Your diploma

  • A diploma cover

  • Honor cord(s) (if applicable)

  • Special gift

  • Certificates from Academic Awards Ceremony and private program/organization ceremonies (if applicable)

  • Two Commencement programs

Contact Us

For further information regarding Commencement, please contact:

Kathy L. Fletcher
Administrative Assistant to Assistant Vice President for Academic Affairs
Office of Academic Affairs
John Wesley Hall, Room 102
540.365.4456 or