Class of 2020 Commencement Commemoration

Your graduation from Charles R. Drew University of Medicine and Science is a defining moment in your life. As part of our efforts to acknowledge our Mighty Lion graduates, we have been working hard to provide you with a virtual celebration. We appreciate your patience during this time.

CDU is excited to announce how we will be moving forward with the Class of 2020 Celebration:

  • CDU has partnered with GradImages for a virtual celebration website! Look out for an email from

    • Deadline Tuesday, June 4th 
  • GradImages will be providing each of you a photo story to share on your social media accounts 

  • Present a formal congratulatory letter to each student along with their diplomas 
  • Develop a webpage dedicated to their celebration – to be launched on June 10th 

  • A video congratulating graduates made by President and Board Chair to be displayed on the celebration webpage on June 10th  

  • A formal invitation to participate at future commencement ceremonies during which you will be recognized as a group and as alums 

  • The University will purchase regalia for students, purchases will be available between June 8th and July 10th  

If you have any questions, contact

Thank you once again for your patience and welcome to our CDU alumni community!

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