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3/4 Closeup Photograph of Sage the Night Owl

We're excited to announce another fun Virtual Alumni Celebration! This event is a great way to kick off the Virtual Commencement Weekend where we will celebrate you and your accomplishments!

Tune in live on Facebook and YouTube Friday, May 21 (the night before commencement) at 6 p.m. MDT where you will:

  • Hear from some WGU mentors
  • Learn about unique opportunities for graduates
  • Have a chance to participate in fun virtual games and giveaways! 

You won't want to miss it! Don't forget to share the night on social media using #WGUgrad.

If you have any questions contact us by emailing

Past events.

WGU Alumni Mustache Dash 5K
April 16-18, 2021

The WGU Mustache Dash was a success with hundreds of runners all across the country. Participants received a commemorative Mustache Dash medal courtesy of WGU Alumni. Proceeds benefited the Student Emergency Aid Fund.

Woman And Dog Running On Beach At Sunset

Virtual Alumni Celebration
Friday, February 19, 2021

This event kicked off the Virtual Commencement Weekend where we celebrated new WGU grads and their accomplishments! The event was live on Facebook and YouTube Friday, February 19 (the night before commencement).


WGU Yoga Night
Thursday, January 28, 2021

The first-ever WGU Yoga Night, a virtual wellness event for all Night Owls brought to you by WGU alumni! Night Owl Yoga kit order proceeds benefited the Student Emergency Aid Fund, helping students who are in jeopardy of not completing their academic journeys. Plus, every package included a multi-function head buff, courtesy of WGU Alumni.

Night Owl Trot 5K
November 27-29, 2020

Night Owls across the nation participated in the 5K Night Owl Trot and received a special commemorative medal with every participation package purchased from the WGU store. Proceeds benefited the Student Emergency Aid Fund.

Night Owl Trot participant

Fall Virtual Alumni Celebration 
Friday, November 13, 2020 

Summer Virtual Alumni Celebration
Friday, August 21, 2020