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September Commencement Cancellation FAQ

Can I refund my regalia order?

You may request a refund for your cap & gown at www.herffjones.com/collegereturns. If you plan to attend in 2021 you can hold on to your current regalia and wear it then.

Can I still receive my honors cord/medallion?

Yes, please email Commencement@liberty.edu with your Liberty ID and mailing address and we will have them sent to you soon.

When will I get my diploma?

Students will receive their diploma 4-6 weeks after their degree has been conferred by their Academic Evaluator upon completing all program requirements for their degree. If you have not yet finished all degree requirements, then you will not receive your diploma until they have been completed.

When will I get more information about the May 2021 Commencement ceremony?

We will follow up with all graduates via email later this year with more information.

When is the ceremony for May 2021?

Commencement is currently scheduled for the weekend of May 14th-15th, 2021.

Can 2019-2020 graduates attend that ceremony?

Yes, all graduates from the 2019-2020 class are welcome to attend the next ceremony. We’ll reach out to these graduates via email later this year with more information.

When can I RSVP for the May 2021 ceremony?

The RSVP for next year’s ceremony will be available later this year on our website. We’ll send an email out when it’s available.

Will Liberty reimburse me for my plane ticket, hotel reservation, etc.?

We are unable to provide monetary compensation for any travel accommodations that were made in preparation for Commencement weekend. We encourage you to reach out to those businesses for information on potential refunds.

Are you having any virtual ceremonies or recognition?

We do not plan on having a virtual ceremony.

Are you having a December graduation ceremony?

No, the next ceremony will be in May of 2021.

Will Liberty offer on-campus housing for Commencement next year?

Yes, on-campus housing will open in January of 2021. More information can be found on our website later this year.