Commencement Ceremony: Saturday, May 1, 2021 @ 2:00 p.m.

We have exciting news in regards to Commencement. We have been approved by the Seneca County Ohio Heath Department to have an in-person student-only Commencement ceremony on Saturday, May 1. What exactly does this mean? At this point in time, we are still finalizing the details but please save this date and mark it on your calendar as we are looking forward to celebrating this very special day with you! We will be reaching out to you to verify your attendance and with details as they are determined.

Below are some additional tasks and information to be aware of: 

  • Order your cap and gown
    • Visit
    • Caps and Gowns can be ordered to be picked up in the Tiffin University Bookstore NO later than March 15
    • Cap and Gowns can be picked up in the Bookstore beginning on April 19
    • Cap and Gowns can be sent to your home for an additional cost and must be ordered no later than April 16
  • Visit: for ALL Commencement details. Send this link to your family and guests!
    • Complete Exit Counseling at
    • Enjoy your last semester (or two) at TU!

Ways to Celebrate

  • Let everyone know you are graduating. Check out our social media toolkit for some celebratory ways to do just that.
    • Try out our customized TU graduation filters with your Snapchat account.
    • Frame your face with our customized digital profile picture frames.
    • Download Class of 2021 mobile wallpapers to your phone.
    • While Zooming with friends, family, in meetings and even in interviews, be sure to download a virtual Zoom background to show your Dragon Pride.
  • Share your graduation celebrations with us. Take photos of your at-home celebrations. Take videos. Wear your cap and gown to watch the commencement ceremony. This is your day. And this is historic - you are a part of the 2021 virtual commencement story.
  • Get social. Use #TUgrad #InThisTUgether #TiffinUniversity in your celebratory social posts to be included in our social wall.
  • Check out the virtual congratulations. If anyone knows just how proud you are to be graduating from TU, it’s our alumni and friends. They wouldn’t dream of missing this opportunity to tell you how proud they are of your achievements. So many came together to create a video for YOU. So, take the time to enjoy it - and soak in their fawning over you.
  • Watch the virtual Commencement Ceremony. We’ve compiled a photo and drone montage of previous commencement ceremonies, as well as significant campus events that our graduates have experienced during their time with us. The commencement will be divided into three videos, by school. The virtual program will be divided by schools - School of Arts and Sciences, School of Business and School of Criminal Justice and Social Sciences. All candidate names will be read in alpha order, beginning with the bachelor degree students. Graduate students will follow, also in alpha order. The ceremony will be viewable any time after May 2 on YouTube.
  • Tell your friends. A list of graduates will be published on TU’s website and social media.



2020 Commencement Ceremony Videos

School of Arts & Sciences

School of Business

School of Criminal Justice & Social Sciences


Class of 2020 stats

810 – Graduating students
1 - Graduates receiving their associate's degrees
429 – Graduates receiving their bachelor’s degrees
380 – Graduates receiving their master’s degrees
162 – Graduates receiving their master’s degrees with distinction (4.0 G.P.A.)
230 – Graduates receiving their bachelor’s degrees with honors (3.5 G.P.A.)
48 – Washington D.C. and U.S. states represented
17 – Different countries represented

Social Wall

Use #TUgrad #InThisTUgether #TiffinUniversity in your celebratory social media posts to be included in our social wall.