Instructions for Summer Commencement

Published: May 29th, 1996

Category: Memos

Barbara Talmadge, University Registrar and Commencement Coordinator

and Encourage Them to Attend

Assembly time for all faculty and platform guests is 8:30 a.m. Processional begins promptly at 9:15 a.m. There is no recessional. Commencement convocation begins at 10:00 a.m.

Division I

Members of the faculty holding the rank of Distinguished Professor, Professor, Associate Professor, Assistant Professor and Instructor, and Associate Dean, Assistant Dean and Department Chair will enter the O’Connell Center through the northwest doors (opposite the football practice field). Look for the placard designating the faculty assembly point.

Division II

The President, Provost, Vice Provost, Vice Presidents, Deans, assigned Marshals and others notified by special letter will assemble in the Martial Arts Room, 1306.

Academic Regalia

The deadline for ordering academic regalia is June 28.

Formal academic regalia are required. Caps, gowns and hoods should be ordered from the University of Florida Bookstore before June 28. Payment is required when placing your order. This payment is refundable until August 9, the day before commencement.

Escorts and Faculty Guests

Each doctoral degree candidate will be assigned an official commencement escort. Escorts will receive letters with further details when their names are received in the Graduate School. Faculty members who wish to attend the ceremony are encouraged and welcome to do so. Please notify Carl Beeman, Chief Marshal at 392-0785, of your intentions. He will provide further information. Formal academic regalia are required of all faculty who participate in commencement.

Accommodations for Persons with Disabilities

Individuals (students, faculty or guests) with disabilities that require special accommodations should contact Jim Costello, Assistant Dean for Student Services, at 392-1261 (V) or 392-3008 (TDD), by July 26.

If you have questions concerning commencement, please call the Office of the University Registrar at 392-1361, ext. 7305.

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