Keeping everyone’s health and safety in mind, we canceled our usual December 2020 ceremony. Students who were eligible to walk in December are invited to take part in the Spring ceremony on May 23, 2021.
Watch our first virtual commencement
The University hosted its inaugural virtual commencement ceremony on Oct. 17 for students who were eligible to graduate in May 2020.
The COVID-19 pandemic and its accompanying restrictions on large gatherings upended Central’s typical commencement ceremony format, but the Blue Devil spirit prevailed and more than 1,100 viewers logged in to watch the virtual ceremony and celebrate. All graduates were acknowledged by name, and guest speaker Kathleen C. Greider, Farmington Superintendent of Schools, and President Zulma R. Toro addressed the Class of 2020.
Graduates had access to the virtual ceremony through their own event link, which allowed them to interact with each other throughout the program.