Welcome to Your Virtual Graduation, Phoenix!

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. Phoenix 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 now we are celebrating with you online together.

COMMENCEMENT SPEECHES

Commencement Speech Videos from your WCUI leaders, instructors, staff, and your Valedictorian.

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. Coming soon! Submit your photos to marketing@wcui.edu so you can be included in the yearbook

On-Campus Celebratory Walk

Join us for a Socially Distant Affair on Saturday, November 14th from 10:00 am – 4:00 pm! We invite you to visit the Phoenix 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. Please note there will not be an official in-person ceremony and reading of the names. But your name and program will be in the Commencement Video that will be shared on this page on Saturday, November 14th!

  • 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/wcuiphx
  • Graduates will attend 10 at a time to take a walk on the red carpet in their cap and gown! You will then have your picture taken and receive your diploma and graduation gift. Please select your time ASAP to ensure you get the time slot you prefer.
  • Graduates must select an appointment time between 10:00 am – 5:00 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 November 14th on our Phoenix 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.
  • 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 Kallie Gough and/or Janesta Dennis at: kallie.gough@wcui.edu and janesta.dennis@wcui.edu

RSVP: To reserve your spot select a time on November 14th on our Phoenix Virtual Graduation Calendar: Schedule Your Graduation Walk

Virtual Yearbook

WCUI Graduate in cap and gown smiles at the camera and throws up a peace sign

WCUI will be sharing a video celebration with all graduates so you can relive your memories for years to come! We invite ALL Phoenix Graduates to share your own photos with us from your education journey and in your cap and gown by emailing: marketing@wcui.edu  DEADLINE EXTENDED TO NOVEMBER 16TH. 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 to: marketing@wcui.edu

 

Celebrate Everywhere Online!

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. Follow us on Social Media: Instagram, Facebook, and LinkedIn.

Cap Decorating Contest

Picture of a decorated graduation cap that says "The best things come to those who don't give up"

Each Phoenix graduate will receive a special gift, but winners of the graduation contest below will receive an extra special prize! The deadline to enter is November 14th!

  • 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 November 14th!

 

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 Phoenix 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 November 14th of your Virtual Graduation Commencement Speeches, and cherishing the final Phoenix Virtual Yearbook video that will be released to you after graduation.
    • 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/wcuiphx

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