Photo of CWRU graduates throwing their caps in the air in front of the Peter B. Lewis Building

Celebrate commencement with yard signs, GIFs and more

Preparing to don your cap and gown to walk across the stage at Case Western Reserve University’s 2023 commencement this week? Make sure you show your CWRU pride and celebrate your accomplishments with GIFs, yard signs and posters, Zoom backgrounds and more.

Graduates are encouraged to use the hashtag #CWRUClassOf2023 and #CWRUCommencement2023 on social media and to tag CWRU on Facebook, Instagram (including in Instagram stories) and Twitter, so we can share your celebratory posts.

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

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.

Graduation GIFs

You can find GIFs via Giphy.

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

Share your photos

Share any photos, video or digital content related to this year’s graduation celebrations tag @cwru or your school on social media.