Read the letter from the President regarding changes to Commencement 2020.

Commencement Dates


May 8 – Flagship Virtual Awards Recognition on

President Khoury, Dr. Erika Latty, and Vice President of Flagship Zach Falcon will host a Virtual Awards Recognition where we will honor Flagship graduates who have excelled in a number of categories that encompass academics, athletics, and overall student success. As we have in the past, a Flagship faculty or staff member will discuss the criteria for the award and speak about each recipient’s achievements as a student at Unity College.

May 9 – College-Wide Virtual Recognition on

While we will not be celebrating in-person on May 9 at 90 Quaker Hill Road, we will host a Virtual Recognition at 11 a.m. on May 9 to honor our graduates. Graduates, family, and friends can watch this event and communicate with each other and us throughout the ceremony.

August 1 – College-Wide Commencement at Unity College

Barring any unforeseen developments with COVID-19, we will host an in-person commencement at 90 Quaker Hill Road similar to our traditional May Commencement for any graduate who can attend. This event will also include the Awards Ceremony and will be streamed live, as we always do for our commencement ceremonies. If there are any changes to this date, we will notify graduates by June 15. Details can be found here.

December 18 – College-Wide December Graduation at Unity College

Those unable to attend the August 1 Commencement are invited to march at December Graduation on December 18 at the Unity College Flagship for a celebration.

Commencement Speaker 2020

Danni WashingtonDanni Washington will be Unity College’s commencement speaker for August 1, 2020. Danni Washington is the host of TV’s Xploration Nature Knows Best and co-founder of Big Blue & You, a nonprofit organization dedicated built to inspire and educate young people about ocean conservation using media and the arts.

Ms. Washington studied Marine Science and Biology at the Rosenstiel School of Marine and Atmospheric Science at the University of Miami, was the official spokesperson at the USA Science & Engineering Festival in 2018, and was named the 2018 Emerging Female Leader of the Year by EarthX.

Ms. Washington has a passion for science, keeping our oceans clean, and encouraging future generations to pursue science and sustainability.

For more specific information regarding 2020 Commencement, click here!