DCU Statement on Graduation 2020

DCU graduation ceremonies are very special occasions for our graduands, their families and our DCU faculty.  

DCU has explored a number of options with a view to holding in-person graduation ceremonies.  Our priority at all times continues to be the safety of students, staff and the wider community.

In light of prevailing public health guidelines, it is hugely disappointing that it will not be possible to hold in person graduation ceremonies in 2020.  In addition, we have listened to and heard the student voice that there is no appetite for virtual ceremonies. 

Graduation events are very important to everyone in the University, so DCU has made a commitment to host an in-person graduation style event for all 2020 graduates (originally scheduled for March and November) when and where it is safe to do so. We look forward to this.

Until we can organise this event, this will mean that for the 2020 March and November graduate groups

  1. Students are officially conferred with their award by the university this year.
  2. Students will receive their degree parchment. 
  3. Further information will be communicated by the Registry office in the coming weeks. 

All updates regarding the in-person graduation style event will be sent to graduates' DCU email address. We look forward to celebrating with all our graduates when it is safe to do so.  

Updated on 25th September 2020