Photo of Spartie wearing a graduation cap and gown posing for a photo in front of Kelvin Smith Library

Celebrate commencement with yard signs, Facebook frames, GIFs, Instagram templates and more

As the Class of 2021 looks ahead to this year’s commencement celebrations, they can mark their accomplishments with a package of digital content to use and share online. Graduates are encouraged to use the hashtag #CWRUGrad2021 on social media and to tag CWRU on Facebook, Instagram (including in Instagram stories) and Twitter, so we can share your celebratory posts.

No matter if you’re celebrating on campus with your classmates, at home with your family or hosting a virtual gathering, this digital content can help add a festive boost to your special day.

The digital content is available for download online.

Yard signs and posters

Members of the community are invited to make their own yard signs and posters to celebrate this accomplishment at home and share the milestone in their community. Download the yard signs and poster templates. For help with the templates, email Hayley Milloy at

Flat Spartie

Make sure to include Spartie in your special day by downloading a cap and gown-clad Flat Spartie printout.

Zoom backgrounds

Planning an online celebration to mark your graduation? Make sure to use a festive Zoom background to show off your CWRU pride. Download a Zoom background.

Student/parent/family Facebook frames and cover photos

CWRU grads, their parents and families can celebrate their milestones by adding a CWRU-themed cover photo or frame to their current Facebook profile pics. Download the frames and cover photos from Webdam, or go to your Facebook profile and use the search tool to search “CWRUGrad2021.”

Instagram templates

Download one of our Instagram Story templates, upload it your Instagram Story, tag @cwru and add #CWRUGrad2021.

Graduation GIFs

You can find GIFs via Giphy.

You can use them anywhere GIFs are supported—including Instagram stories.

Virtual photobooth

You can still get that classic graduation day photo while you’re safe at home. Just upload a picture of yourself, choose the backdrop of campus you like best, and you have a memento worth framing. 

Upload and create your photo.

Share your photos

Share any photos, video or digital content related to this year’s graduation celebrations with