Late to the celebration?

In case you missed the Friday, May 7th Graduate Student Commencements, and Saturday, May 8th Undergraduate Student Commencements, check out the video!

May 2021 Commencement

Congratulations and God’s blessings to you as you finalize the plans to become a CUW graduate!

All of us at Concordia feel privileged and proud to be part of your life story, and we encourage you to take a moment to reflect and rejoice. You have done it, and what you have done is a big deal! We are eager to celebrate your accomplishments this May. As a 2021 graduate, you have adapted with grit and grace during this remarkable moment in history.

Commencement Ceremonies

Ceremonies for graduate students will take place on Friday, May 7th. Ceremonies for undergraduate students will take place on Saturday, May 8th.


If you are planning to graduate this May; walking in the ceremony or not, please review this student information.

You will learn more about:

  • Deadline to apply for graduation
  • Regalia purchasing
  • Commencement ceremony dates and times
  • Commencement ceremony tickets

Baccalaureate Service

At CUW, the baccalaureate ceremony is a Christian worship service with hymns, scripture lessons, a message, prayers, and special recognitions.The focus of the baccalaureate service will be on LCMS church work commissioning as well as academic and student life graduation awards.

Family Guests

We recognize the importance that graduation holds for our students and their families. We are also aware of the enormous sense of pride that accompanies such a significant accomplishment. The faculty and staff at Concordia University look forward to celebrating with you.