Virtual Celebration Resources

Now is your time to shine. It's time to reflect on the past and anticipate the future. We recognize the hard work and sacrifices you made to get to graduation day, and it's time to share your accomplishments with all of the important people who have supported you along the way.

The Three C's of Commencement


Yes, we're living in unprecedented times but that doesn't mean you can't safely celebrate with family and friends.

  • Host a virtual commencement viewing party and use a virtual background to show your alma mater pride.
  • Organize a socially distant drive-thru celebration in your neighborhood and display our custom Embry-Riddle banner.
  • Add a celebratory filter to your amazing graduation photo and share using #ERAU2020Grad. Get creative and have fun with it!


Create career or graduate school opportunities. Be proactive to advance your career or graduate school pursuits.

  • Get a professional headshot taken.
  • Update your LinkedIn profile and resume.
  • Schedule an appointment with Career Services.


Making the right connections is so important, especially during these challenging times.

  • Join the Alumni Association.
  • Connect with your fellow graduates, faculty and staff on social media.

Social Filters

Show your eagle spirit with these celebratory filters, perfect for social media. Don't forget to use #ERAU2020Grad.

A sample of a Facebook Profile Picture Frame.

A sample Facebook Profile Picture frame.

Virtual Backgrounds

Stand out during your virtual celebration with these backgrounds for Zoom.

Simply click your favorite background below to save it to your computer.

Next, while in a Zoom meeting, click the up arrow next to "Stop Video" and select "Choose Virtual Background." You will see a selection of default option, and next to the Choose Virtual Background heading, you'll see a "+". Click to upload your selection and your new background is all set.

blue embry-riddle background

blue embry-riddle background

embry-ridde plain background with stars

embry-riddle plain background with bokeh

embry-ridde plain background with bokeh

Embry-Riddle, Class of 2020

Share Your Accomplishment

Celebrate on social media using #ERAU2020Grad.