Congratulations, Class of 2021!

Virtual Commencement Resources

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.
  • Add a celebratory filter to your amazing graduation photo and share using #ERAU2021Grad. 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. Click the filter you'd like to use to apply it to your picture. Don't forget to use #ERAU2021Grad.

Facebook/Instagram Profile Picture Frame

A sample Facebook Profile Picture frame.

Facebook/Instagram Blue Corner Camera Effect

A preview of a Facebook Camera Filter featuring a blue corner and the words "Class of 2021".

Facebook/Instagram Grad Caps Camera Effect

A preview of a Facebook Camera Filter featuring grad caps and the words "Class of 2021".

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.

embry-riddle plain background with bokeh

embry-ridde plain background with bokeh

blue embry-riddle background

blue embry-riddle background

embry-ridde plain background with stars