Fairmont State to honor graduates with a virtual winter commencement

In an effort to decrease the spread of COVID-19 and to adhere with current public gathering guidelines, Fairmont State University has announced that Winter Commencement will be held virtually.

The achievements of Fairmont State fall semester graduates will be celebrated by family and friends on Sunday, November 22 during the Virtual Commencement Ceremony.

“During these historic times, it’s more important than ever that we celebrate our achievements,” Mirta M. Martin, president of Fairmont State University, said. “A virtual commencement ceremony allows us to safely applaud Falcon graduates who have persevered under unprecedented circumstances and demonstrated extraordinary adaptability and resolve.”

In addition to viewing the complete event in real-time, students will be able to view and download a recording of the ceremony in entirety without any cost to the student. Graduates will also be given the opportunity to schedule a free professional portrait to be taken with President Martin prior to the ceremony.

“I am so proud of each and every one of our Falcon graduates, and I’m so humbled at the prospect of being a part of such a meaningful occasion in their lives,” Martin said.

Graduates should continue to check campus email as more event details become available. The link to the ceremony will be available on Fairmont State social media platforms. Please visit FairmontState.edu/GradInfo for further information.



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