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5 Reasons to Get Excited For I’m Still Graduating

There’s a lot of uncertainty in the world right now, but we’re excited to celebrate one thing we know for sure: The class of 2020  is ? still ? graduating ?. To honor seniors around the globe, we’re throwing an epic virtual commencement for graduates, friends, and families on May 15 — because you all worked too hard to get here to let this moment pass. As if you’re not already super excited for I’m Still Graduating, I’m here with the tea on why it’s going to be incredible — from celeb appearances to cool features, here’s everything you need to know.

There’s a lineup of amazing celebrity guests. 

I’ll let this list do the talking: Eva Longoria, Austin Mahone, Saweetie, Radhika Jones, Hailie Sahar, Lauren Akins, Hunter McGrady, Tyson Beckford, Jaime King, Laura Marano, Nabela Noor, Alisyn Camerota, Alec Benjamin and so. many. more. Follow @HerCampus on Instagram leading up to May 15, where we’ll be announcing more celebrity guests daily. 

You can apply to speak or perform. 

This commencement celebration is about you, after all. Apply to be either a student speaker or performer at I’m Still Graduating alongside our all-star lineup by April 30.

You can create your own virtual graduation announcement. 

Haven’t made your commencement announcement yet? We’ve got you covered. On ImStillGraduating.com you can create a virtual announcement to share with your family, friends, loved ones, and anyone else who wants to join in on celebrating your amazing accomplishments. Make it here!

You can send a video message to your friends. 

On ImStillGraduating.com, you can record a 60-second shareable video message leading up to the event. Show off your accomplishments, share your favorite memory from the last four years, or simply let your friends and family know you love them. Make your video here!

You’ll get to support those who are struggling with mental health. 

In recognition of the toll this pandemic has taken on college students’ mental health, and coinciding with May as Mental Health Awareness Month, Her Campus and I’m Still Graduating have partnered with Active Minds, the leading nonprofit organization impacting young adult mental health with a presence on over 800 campuses nationwide. The I’m Still Graduating event will amplify Active Minds’ ‘Here For You’ campaign, driving attendees to post a custom sticker on their social media platforms as a show of accessibility, solidarity, and support for those who are struggling with mental health.

See you on May 15! 

Danielle was previously the Deputy Editor at Her Campus, where she oversaw social and content strategy, lifestyle, beauty, fashion, news, and entertainment. Prior to joining Her Campus, Danielle worked at House Beautiful as Senior Lifestyle Editor, directing and producing feature videos and stories. Danielle also served as Snapchat Editor at Cosmopolitan, overseeing the brands daily Snapchat Discover channel. In 2016, she launched Cosmo Bites — which is now the official food and beverage vertical at Cosmopolitan. That same year, Danielle was named as a Rising Star in the digital media industry by FOLIO Magazine. Danielle got her start in digital media by launching the Her Campus chapter at Fairfield University in 2014, where she acted as Campus Correspondent for 2.5 years, before graduating with a degree in English and creative writing. She enjoys wine, food, and long walks through HomeGoods. Follow Danielle on Instagram!