Spring 2008 Commencement: Regalia Order Information and Deadline

Published: March 4th, 2008

Category: Memos

Donna K. Stricker, Commencement and Event Coordinator, Office of the President


Ceremonies: The Advanced Degrees Ceremony (all colleges, all masters and doctoral candidates) will be held on Saturday, May 3, 2008, at 9:00am in the Stephen C. O’Connell Center. Please see the Commencement Website at http://www.registrar.ufl.edu/commencement/ for additional information.

Ordering Regalia: The deadline for ordering academic regalia is Friday, March 7, 2008. Information on ordering regalia is available from the UF Bookstore (392-0194). An order form may be found at http://www.registrar.ufl.edu/commencement/ under the heading Instructions for Faculty. Payment is required when placing an order. Formal academic regalia are required for all faculty members attending commencement.

Faculty Escorts: Candidates for the Doctor of Philosophy and Doctor of Education degrees will be assigned an official commencement escort. Faculty designated as escorts will receive letters from the Office of the Provost with further details about responsibilities and assembly times. This letter is generally sent two weeks prior to commencement. However, if you have a graduate student scheduled to graduate during the spring semester, please order your regalia on or before the March 7 deadline.

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