Virtual Commencement

Live stream will be available on September 24th, starting at 7:00 p.m. EDT.
Download the Virtual Commencement Program


Simmons holds two Virtual Commencement ceremonies per year in September and March for online graduates.

  • Thursday, September 24, 7:00 p.m. EDT
    (for May - September 2020 graduates)
  • Thursday, March 18, 2021, 7:00 p.m. EDT
    (for October 2020 - March 2021 graduates)

To order a cap and gown (not mandatory), please go directly through the Simmons University bookstore’s online partner. They will ship directly to you. Please note the last day to order and receive the regalia in time for the ceremony.

Invitations and important details will be sent to likely graduates approximately 6 weeks prior to the ceremony via email. Current students, invitations will be sent to your Simmons email account. If your degree has already been conferred, your invitation will be sent to your personal email on file.

Please be sure AARC is updated with your personal contact information prior to your program completion. Please email your academic advisor if you have Virtual Commencement questions.