We Celebrate You.

You applied. Studied. Wrote. Read. Studied some more. Made new friends. Worked. Aced it. Succeeded. Graduated.

You did it! You didn't give up. You persisted, worked hard and sacrificed. Graduating, here and now, is an achievement both remarkable and inspiring.

Imagine where you’ll go. We can’t wait to see—to continue celebrating your achievements. Congratulations class of 2019 – 2020, this is your time and we celebrate you.

2020 Commencement Recast

June 28, 2020

Your feedback helped to create a redesigned ceremony that celebrates your accomplishments in a more meaningful way. Please join us on Sunday, June 28th as we launch the "2020 Commencement Recast." You can begin viewing the recast at 9 a.m.

The commencement recast video segments were filmed prior to the public face masks order in Central Florida.


CHAPTERS – Links below will open video of that segment in a new window.
00:00:00  2020 Commencement Recast Introduction
00:01:50  Opening Comments, Dr. Isis Artze-Vega
00:07:40  Dr. Sanford Shugart, Valencia College President
00:14:30  Conferring of Degrees Tradition
00:15:07  Ms. Tracey Stockwell, Chair, Board of Trustees
00:16:48  Moving of the Tassel
00:17:11  Dr. Falecia Williams, Campus President, West and Downtown
00:20:56  Tamyia Paul, Mary S. Collier Distinguished Graduate
00:26:30  Congrats, Grads
00:30:06  Bachelor of Applied Science Degree Graduates
00:41:45  Bachelor of Science Degree Graduates
00:49:05  Associate in Arts Degree Graduates — A-H - I-P - Q-Z
04:31:10  Associate in Science Degree Graduates — A-H - I-P - Q-Z


Grad Names

Valencia College faculty and administration volunteers carefully recorded graduates' names for this virtual commencement. Best efforts were taken to properly pronounce each name. Any misproununciations are unintentional.



Social Media Toolkit

View a collection of graduation resources for sharing and more.

View the original virtual commencement ceremony broadcast on Sunday, May 3, 2020.