Summer 2012 Commencement Information
Donna K. Stricker, Director, Presidential Events and Commencement, Office of the President
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Ceremonies: This summer, there will be two (2) university-wide commencement ceremonies – a Doctoral Degree Ceremony (Friday, August 10th at 4:00pm) and a ceremony for Masters, Specialists, and Bachelor Degree candidates (Saturday, August 11th at 10:00am). Both ceremonies will be held in the Stephen C. O’Connell Center. The College of Pharmacy has a separate ceremony on Saturday, August 11th at 10:00am in the HPNP Auditorium. For additional information, please see the Commencement Website at http://www.registrar.ufl.edu/commencement/ under the heading Ceremonies Schedules.
Ordering Regalia: The deadline for ordering academic regalia is Friday, June 22, 2012. 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 Escorts. Payment is required when placing an order. Formal academic regalia is required for all faculty members attending commencement.
Faculty Escorts: Candidates for the Doctor of Philosophy, Doctor of Education, and Doctor of Plant Medicine degrees will be assigned an official commencement escort. Faculty designated as escorts will receive an e-mail from the Office of the Provost with further details about responsibilities, assembly times, and hooding instructions. This e-mail is generally sent two weeks prior to commencement. However, if you have a graduate student scheduled to graduate during the summer term, please order your regalia on or before the June 22nd deadline.