Welcome to Your Virtual Graduation, Los Angeles!

WCUI is thrilled to host another graduation ceremony that celebrates our students’ successful transition into WCUI graduates and alumni. Although we are unable to gather together as one, WCUI has put together a new way to celebrate you online and while maintaining social distance. Los Angeles 2019-2020 graduates, this is YOUR graduation page to celebrate each and every one of you and your strengths and accomplishments. See below for details of our On-Campus Celebratory Walk, Commencement Speech videos from your WCUI faculty, staff, and leaders, ways to celebrate safely online, and more! Keep checking this page for the latest news, videos, and more!

Virtual Graduation

We invite you to watch the below videos with your family and friends in the comfort and safety of your home. Dine-in with your favorite meal, share a happy hour, and finish off with your favorite celebratory dessert while watching. We wish we could be there with you but know we are celebrating with you online together.

COMMENCEMENT SPEECHES

Commencement Speech Videos from your WCUI leaders, instructors, and staff. Follow the link to view here:

WCUI 2020 Commencement Speeches

A LETTER FROM YOUR VALEDICTORIAN

A Letter From Your Valedictorian – Coming Soon!

VIRTUAL YEARBOOK

A slideshow full of images, videos, and memories submitted by YOU and your WCUI faculty. Watch and share with your friends and family:

Virtual Yearbook

On-Campus Celebratory Walk

Join us for a Socially Distant Affair on Saturday, July 25th  from 10:00 am – 4:00 pm! We invite you to visit the Los Angeles campus in your cap and gown to walk the red carpet, receive your graduation gifts, and take professional photos and videos in your graduation best.

  • Cap and gowns will be provided at NO-COST. Order your cap and gown TODAY to ensure its arrival to your home before your special day. Caps and gowns take 2 business days to ship. Follow the link here to place your order: https://www.achievers-grad.com/wcui
  • Graduates will attend 5 at a time to take a walk on the red carpet in their cap and gown!
  • Graduates must select an appointment time between 10:00 am – 4:00 pm and may ONLY arrive on-campus for their scheduled appointment time. This will help us reduce the number of people on campus and keep you and our staff safe. To reserve your spot select a time on July 25th on our LA Virtual Graduation Calendar: Schedule Your Graduation Walk
  • Students MUST attend alone and wear a mask or facial covering. No family members or friends are permitted to accompany you on campus. This will help us maintain proper social distancing guidelines.
  • Parking will be free and available in the Visitors Garage.
  • You will be permitted to remove your mask for pictures and video but please keep your mask on at all times when you arrive on campus.
  • If you fall ill or begin showing any symptoms before graduation, please DO NOT attend the graduation on campus. We will see you online!
  •  If you have any questions contact Anthony Sharp via email: anthony.sharp@wcui.edu

RSVP: To reserve your spot select a time on July 25th on our LA Virtual Graduation Calendar: Schedule Your Graduation Walk

Virtual Yearbook

Two WCUI graduates holding up their diplomas smiling

WCUI will be sharing a video celebration with all graduates so you can relive your memories for years to come! We invite ALL Los Angeles Graduates to share your own photos with us from your education journey and in your cap and gown by emailing: marketing@wcui.edu  BEFORE JULY, 25TH. All photos will be used in a Virtual Yearbook video and shared on our WCUI social media outlets and here on this webpage. If you are unable to join us for the on-campus celebratory walk, there will still be plenty of ways to celebrate you and your accomplishments!

  • Submit photos from your time on campus and in the lab, studying with your classmates.
  • Submit photos sporting your cap and gown at home or in your favorite park!
  • Selfie-mode! Send us your biggest smile! You’re a graduate after all
  • Tag Us on Social Media! You can also share your photos with us on social media by tagging @westcoastui on Instagram and Facebook and use the hashtag #WCUIgrad
  • Email your photos before July 25th to: marketing@wcui.edu

 

Celebrate Everywhere!

We’re not letting the celebration stop there. We’ve created the graphics below for you to download and show you pride! Make sure to tag @westcoastui and use the hashtag #WCUIGrad so we can share your achievement.

Graduation Contests

Each Los Angeles graduate will receive a special gift, but winners of the graduation contests below will receive an extra special prize! EXTENDED Deadline to enter is July 25th!

Picture of a Decorated graduation cap that says " You know Your Path Child, Now Follow It"

  • Cap Decorating Contest: Order your cap and gown and decorate your cap to show off your personality! Send pictures of your completed cap to marketing@wcui.edu and a winner will be selected after July 25th!
  • Speech Contest: If you’re not creative with your hands, be creative with your words! Record a speech on your phone in 2 minutes or less about your journey and send it to marketing@wcui.edu. Your speech could be uploaded to the Final Los Angeles Graduation video, shared on social media, and the graduation website for all your classmates to see! A winner will be selected after July 25th.
  • Create A Custom Zoom Background: Our new world after COVID uses a lot of video-conferencing apps like Zoom. Create your own custom WCUI graduate Zoom background and send it to marketing@wcui.edu.A winner will be selected after July 25th.

FAQs

  • When will I receive my diploma?
    • Your diploma will be mailed to you upon completion of your externship program.
  • What are the campus rules due to COVID-19?
    • WCUI has implemented very strict policies for anyone coming on campus, including temperature checks, mandatory masks, a strict 6-foot distancing between others, and rigorous cleaning of all common traffic areas and the entire campus every day. WCUI has also appointed a COVID-19 Saftey Officer that monitors all WCUI procedures to help provide a safe environment for our students, staff, faculty, and guests.
  • I don’t feel comfortable coming to campus just yet.
    • We absolutely understand! We hope you will join us by sending in your pictures for the LA Virtual Yearbook, participating in celebrating online by sharing our graduation graphics and your pictures by tagging @westcoastui and #WCUIgrad, holding a watch party with your family on July 25th of your Virtual Graduation Commencement Speeches, and cherishing the final Los Angeles Virtual Yearbook video that will be released to you after July 25th.
    • If you are unable to participate in the On-Campus Celebratory Walk, your graduation gift will be mailed to you
    • You can still order your cap and gown at NO COST! Don’t miss the opportunity to take some pictures in your cap and gown, you deserve it! Order Here: https://www.achievers-grad.com/wcui

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