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2021 Graduate Membership

#HowlBack with the Alumni Association

Spring 2021 graduates enjoy a photo session at the newly restored Memorial Belltower. Photo by Becky Kirkland.

Thank you for your interest in the complimentary membership program. The period to claim the free membership has passed. Please consider joining at the discounted Young Alumni rate.

#HowlBack Contest

The Alumni Association wants to see your cap and gown photos! Upload your photo to Instagram or Twitter and use #HowlBack to be entered to win an NC State diploma frame. Any graduation-themed shot is eligible.

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The ceremony start times are 7 p.m. on Friday, May 14, and 9 a.m. on Saturday, May 15, at Carter-Finley. Russell Wilson, one of the top passers in NC State history and the 2020 Walter Payton NFL Man of the Year, will serve as commencement speaker. The ceremonies will also include remarks from graduating students and university leaders. Both ceremonies will be streamed live.

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