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virtual commencement


Although we can’t host a physical ceremony for our spring 2021 graduates due to COVID-19 mandates, we’d love to have you join us for a virtual commencement ceremony on May 23 at 2 p.m.

We’ll be premiering on Facebook and YouTube.

If you’d like to have your cap, gown and tassel for your own photos and memorabilia, pick them up during these times:

Cap/gown pickup at main campus and SSC Akron from May 3-14
  • Commencement caps and gowns can be picked up at Stark State College Stores, both main campus and Stark State College Akron, from May 3-14. Hours can be found at
  • Call Kathy Feichter at 330-966-5452 to make special pick up arrangements or for questions.
  • Please be aware that when you’re on campus you’ll be required to have your temperature checked and to wear a mask at all times.
  • Show your pride with a 24” x 18” yard sign. Simply download the high resolution PDF and send it to your favorite sign company.

Virtual Commencement 2021

Note: All graduates will receive a mailed copy of the commencement program with their diploma.

Certificate ceremony

We’re also unable to have a physical ceremony for our certificate completers, but  please join us for the virtual certificate ceremony on Wednesday, May 19 at 6 p.m.

We’ll be premiering on Facebook and YouTube.

  • Messages from the president and provost
  • Congratulations from faculty members
  • List of completer names and certificates
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