Commencement

  • 2021 Undergraduate Commencement

    The virtual Undergraduate Commencement ceremony will go online at 10 a.m. on Saturday, May 15, 2021. The 2021 commencement individual walks will take place on the Worcester State University campus and be held over three days to accommodate all commencing students who desire to participate. The schedule is as follows:

    Thursday, May 13, 2021

    • Session 1 - Undergraduate, 1:00 p.m.-3:00 p.m.
    • Session 2 - Undergraduate, 5:00 p.m.-7:00 p.m.

    Friday, May 14, 2021

    • Session 3 - Undergraduate, 9:00 a.m. -11:00 a.m.
    • Session 4 - Undergraduate, 1:00 p.m.-3:00 p.m.

    Saturday, May 15, 2021

    • Session 5 - Undergraduate 9:00 a.m.-11:00 a.m., and 1:00 p.m.-3:00 p.m.

    Students and their guests will be given specific times for their individual walk-through experiences and asked to arrive by vehicle. For students unable to participate by vehicle, an alternative will be provided. Additional information including how to participate, expectations for students and audience members, arrival times, and more will be sent to all commencing students in advance of the commencement.

  • Cap and Gown Ordering Information

    Ordering Caps and Gowns

    The ordering site through Balfour for the undergraduate cap/gown/tassel package will go live on Monday, February 15th and will close on Monday, March 15th. All orders will ship to home for free courtesy of the 2021 Class Committee. All purchases are non-refundable. Caps and gowns are $25.

    Please visit https://www.buildagrad.com/worcesterbachelor to order. Make sure the ordering page says “Worcester State University-Bachelor Student” to order as an undergraduate.

    If you need assistance while on the site or have questions regarding your order, please contact Balfour directly at 1-800-683-4771 from 8:30am to 4:30pm (CST) Monday-Friday or email customer_service@buildagrad.com.

    For general inquiries on caps and gowns, please email studentinvolvement@worcester.edu.