Important Dates and Information

Virtual Commencements Planned for Spring 2021 - Prescott Graduates Celebrated in “Grad Walk”

In addition to the Virtual Commencement, we are excited to share that Prescott campus graduates will be able to walk across the graduation stage as their name is read during the separate, festive “Grad Walk” event. Classmates, faculty and staff will be in attendance to applaud and cheer our grads on. Professional photographs and video will be taken of the event and posted online so that graduates can share their special moment with family and friends.

All Covid-19 safety protocols will be in place. To limit group sizes, family members and others outside of the Embry-Riddle community will not be able to attend the Grad Walk event.

All graduates will be individually recognized during virtual commencements celebrating the remarkably resilient Class of 2021 and will take place on Saturday, May 8 at 9:00am MST.

Graduation Information, Spring 2021


All students are encouraged to order a cap and gown. The ordering site for your Spring graduation items from Herff-Jones is now live.

  • Please visit to order.
  • HJ will also host a ‘Virtual Grad Fair’ from February 25 at 10AM EST through Monday, March 1 10PM EST. The Grad Fair will allow students to order discounted grad packs during this time only!
  • Deadline for orders is March 10th. All orders are shipped to the address provided.

**NOTE: You will be asked to submit a photo for the Virtual Graduation. If you want to wear your cap and gown for that photo, order ASAP and have it sent to your Prescott address. Those photo submissions will be due by April 7.


Graduation announcements and invitations can be ordered through Herff Jones:


Please contact Herff-Jones for information and pricing on Class Rings:


A non-refundable graduation fee of $100.00 is charged to the student’s account 8 – 12 weeks prior to graduation. The graduation fee covers staffing, diploma costs, as well as processing and mailing fees.


Students with a 3.5 cumulative GPA, or higher, and who are graduating in Spring 2021, are eligible to apply for the Chancellor’s Award. Students with a 3.0 cumulative GPA, or higher, and who are graduating in Spring 2021, are eligible to apply for the Ed King Award.

The Campus Events Manager will send criterion in early March via ERAU email for each award to all graduates who meet the minimum cumulative GPA. If you believe you are eligible but do not receive an application package by March 5, please contact Lori Kennedy at or at 928-777-4740.


All Seniors are asked to register on the ERAU Alumni Website before graduation. Log onto and create an account. This will enable Alumni Relations to stay in touch and advise you of networking events in your area plus many other benefits just for Alumni.


See additional Commencement information and FAQs.