Spring 2020 Commencement Ceremonies

Engineering Undergraduate Departmental and Graduate Programs Receptions
Thursday, May 7 and Friday, May 8

Due to the ongoing COVID-19 crisis and the university’s commitment to prioritize health and safety, spring commencement and receptions are being moved to a virtual format.

Each College of Engineering department and graduate programs will have a virtual video event hosted on YouTube at the dates and times listed below.

Events will feature video messages from Dean W. Samuel Easterling, the department chairs, students, faculty and, for the graduate programs, directors of graduate education. All virtual events will be recorded and available for viewing on YouTube following the receptions. Captioning will be included.

Anyone can view the pre-commencement ceremony videos live. Simply click on the virtual reception links below and view!

If you’d like to have the option to offer comments in the YouTube chat feature, log in to YouTube with either a Google account or an ISU Net-ID.

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Agricultural and Biosystems Engineering
Electrical, Computer, Software and Cyber Security Engineering


University Undergraduate Commencement Ceremony

Saturday, May 9

Iowa State University’s Spring 2020 virtual commencement ceremonies for undergraduates, graduates, and Veterinary Medicine graduates will be available on-demand beginning at 10 a.m. on Saturday, May 9. More information is available at