Skip to main content
Commencement Masthead Desktop

Graduating from SNHU

COVID-19 UPDATE: 2020 Commencement

Due to the health and safety concerns related to COVID-19, all SNHU 2020 Commencement ceremonies have been postponed.

Our graduates around the globe deserve to celebrate this incredible milestone. While we’ve ultimately decided to delay Commencement till at least 2021, please know that we remain committed to providing a safe in-person celebration when the time is right.

To our eligible graduates: you will receive updated registration information through your SNHU email as soon as new dates are confirmed.

You may still order your regalia package (cap, gown, hood, tassel and any eligible cords) any time at to be shipped directly to your home.

Download the Class of 2020 Lawn Sign. This is a standard 18” x 24” lawn sign that can be printed by a print shop. The crop marks are in place to guide the appropriate sizing during production.

Please check this website regularly; updated information and event plans for both Commencement 2020 and 2021 will be posted as soon as they become available.

Thank you for your continued support, understanding and patience.

Be safe and take care.

Celebrating SNHU’s Class of 2020 – Even From Afar


Whether you have a small gathering at home or a large video conference call with those who’ve supported you along the way, you still have the one thing that you and every one of your SNHU classmates has worked hard for: that diploma in your hand. A pandemic can never take away that celebration.

Submit Your Celebration Videos

Graduation may be postponed, but we can’t wait show the world what you’ve accomplished. If you’d like the chance to be in an SNHU celebration commercial, or the chance to be featured in congratulations billboards across the country, submit your celebration videos and photos!

We'd love to see you:

  • Holding your diploma
  • Celebrating with family
  • In your cap and gown
  • Turning your tassel

If your content is chosen, we’ll be in touch!

Female student celebrating as she holds up her diploma at a past SNHU graduation ceremony.

Past Commencements

Relive every moment from SNHU’s past commencement ceremonies. Watch keynote and student speakers, browse through our gallery and access press releases and programs.

A career adviser helps a student.

Alumni & Careers

Even after graduation, you’re part of the SNHU family. You’ll have lifetime access to career resources, exclusive benefits and engagement opportunities with students and other alumni from around the globe.

Student walking in interior of an SNHU housing building

Commencement FAQs

When is my ceremony? How do I secure tickets for my guests? Where do I go to get my regalia? SNHU’s Commencement FAQ page is a go-to source to help prepare for the big day. From pre-ceremony planning to post-commencement need-to-knows, we’re here to help.

City of Manchester at night.

Area Information

Manchester is one of the largest and most dynamic cities in northern New England. Manchester combines small-town charm with a lively cultural scene. We're home to two orchestras, an opera company, and dozens of nightclubs. Downtown Manchester boasts more than 70 restaurants. Go fishing, go for a hike, or go skiing. Manchester has it all.

SNHU's Regional Center in Manchester, NH

SNHU Locations, Maps & Directions

SNHU’s main, 300-acre campus is located in Manchester, NH, just minutes from downtown. You’ll also find SNHU in other locations around the state, such as the Advantage program in Salem, NH, and our aeronautical and aviation programs at Boire Field in Nashua, NH.