Commencement

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Registration Deadline - June 13th, 2022

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Congratulations Graduates

CIAT’s very first virtual commencement will be held on June 4th, 2022 at 12:00 pm PST/ 1:00 MT/ 2:00 pm CST / 3:00 pm EST. Saturday June 4th marks the day when all degrees and certificates are formally conferred, this marks a day of celebration for our student’s hard work! 

Students who graduated or are expected to graduate May 2019-April 2022 are eligible to participate in the upcoming virtual graduation.

Stay tuned for our next next in-person graduation scheduled for 2023. Students who attend the 2022 virtual commencement ceremony will also be invited to the in-person ceremony.

Applying for Graduation

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1. RSVP

After establishing your eligibility for graduation, please RSVP for verification that you will be attending the virtual commencement on June 4th, 2022. 

 

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2. Cap & Gown

The deadline to purchase your CIAT cap & gown, was April 11th, 2022, in order to ensure orders will come on time. However, if you still wish to purchase a Cap & Gown you may do so on Amazon.

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3. Upload Your Picture

Upload a professional photo, preferably with your cap and gown if you choose to purchase. This photo will be used to highlight your achievements in a personal graduate slide. The deadline to submit is May 30th, 2022.

FAQ's

Our virtual commencement ceremony will be conducted via. Microsoft Teams on June 4th, 2022 at 12:00pm PST/ 1:00 pm MST/2:00 pm CST/3:00 pm EST.
Commencement will include introductions, awards, a professional speaker, and a live band. Honor students and military members will be recognized. The formal conferral of degrees & certificates will be awarded. The ceremonies will be available for unlimited on-demand viewing.

You can upload your picture to: https://www.ciat.edu/grad-personal-submissions/, there will be an upload file option, please upload a picture of yourself in your cap & gown (if you decide to purchase) when filling out the form. The deadline to upload your picture will be May 25th, 2022. After the deadline you will no longer be able to upload your headshot. If you’re having technical difficulties uploading a picture, email Student Services with your picture and personalized message. 

If you do not upload your headshot on time, a CIAT logo will be added as a filler photo. 

The deadline to purchase your cap & gown was April 11th, 2022. After the deadline students will no longer be able to purchase their cap & gown. There’s a deadline to purchase cap & gowns so we can ensure that students will receive their package on time. If students missed the deadline but still wish to purchase cap & gown they may do so on Amazon.

Students who are eligible for graduation will have the opportunity to purchase their own physical invitations.

  • Evite and Punchbowl have options for students to forward the link commencement link to family/friends.

 

Students can verify if they are eligible for graduation based on anticipated graduation date and your degree audit. Students who graduated or are expected to graduate May 2019-April 2022 are eligible to participate in the upcoming virtual graduation. If students are still unsure, they may contact support to verify. 

If you haven’t already, CIAT will issue your diploma after verifying that you have completed all degree requirements. You will receive it by mail approximately four to six weeks after graduation.

Yes! We plan on having an in-person graduation in 2023. Due to all the uncertainties with COVID-19, we could not ensure the safety of all our students and attendees, as well as, giving students enough sufficient time to plan for travel and stay. Students expected to graduate are welcomed to join both the virtual and future in-person graduations. 

Microsoft Teams meeting access instructions: 
Join on your computer or mobile app
Click here to join the meeting

Invite loved ones to join the virtual celebration. Send personal invitations through Evite and Punchbowl 

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Contact Support

Have questions about graduation, eligibility requirements, online commencement? Contact Student Services!

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EC Council, the world's largest cybersecurity technical certification organization, awarded CIAT the Circle of Excellence Award two years in a row for our Certified Ethical Hacker certification training courses and career-ready curriculum.

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We believe you deserve an education worthy of your service. CIAT welcomes military veterans, active duty service members, and spouses using the Post 9/11 GI Bill®, Veteran Readiness & Employment (VR&E), Active Duty Tuition Assistance, and MyCAA.

FULLY ACCREDITED

We have high standards and we believe you should too. CIAT has proudly earned accreditation from the Accrediting Council for Continuing Education & Training (ACCET) listed by the U.S. Department of Education as a nationally recognized accrediting agency.

2021 BEST CYBERSECURITY PROGRAMS

CIAT has been awarded top ranking status in Intelligent.com’s Best Cybersecurity Program review, highlighted as “Best For Industry Certifications”. Evaluated based on curriculum quality, graduation rate, reputation, and post-graduate employment.

CIRCLE OF EXCELLENCE AWARD

EC Council, the world's largest cybersecurity technical certification organization, awarded CIAT the Circle of Excellence Award two years in a row for our Certified Ethical Hacker certification training courses and career-ready curriculum.

MILITARY-FRIENDLY

We believe you deserve an education worthy of your service. CIAT welcomes military veterans, active duty service members, and spouses using the Post 9/11 GI Bill®, Veteran Readiness & Employment (VR&E), Active Duty Tuition Assistance, and MyCAA.

FULLY ACCREDITED

We have high standards and we believe you should too. CIAT has proudly earned accreditation from the Accrediting Council for Continuing Education & Training (ACCET) listed by the U.S. Department of Education as a nationally recognized accrediting agency.

TAKE THE FIRST STEP.

Registration Deadline - June 13th, 2022

Questions about whether this program is right for you? We’ll help match you with the best program to meet your career goals.

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