Spring 2013 Commencement Information
Donna Stricker, Director, Presidential Events and Commencement
Ceremonies: This spring, there will be six (6) multi-college commencement ceremonies – one (1) Doctoral Degree Ceremony (all Ph.D., Ed.D., Au.D., D.P.M., D.P.T.), 4:00pm, Friday, April 26, 2013; one (1) Masters and Specialist Degree Ceremony (for the following colleges only: Public Health and Health Professions, Liberal Arts and Sciences, Education, Fine Arts, Journalism and Communications, Medicine, Business Administration, and Health and Human Performance), 4:00pm Friday, May 3, 2013; and four (4) multi-college Undergraduate Degree Ceremonies (for the following colleges only: Public Health and Health Professions, Liberal Arts and Sciences, Education, Business Administration, Fine Arts, Journalism and Communications and Health and Human Performance), 9:00am, 2:00pm and 7:00pm, Saturday, May 4, 2013 and 2:00pm on Sunday, May 5, 2013. All of these ceremonies will be held in the Stephen C. O’Connell Center. In addition to the six (6) multi-college ceremonies mentioned above, there are other bachelor/masters/specialist degree ceremonies and professional degree ceremonies hosted by individual colleges.
Please see the Commencement Website at http://www.registrar.ufl.edu/commencement/ under the heading, Ceremonies Schedules, for additional information and college assignments.
Ordering Regalia: Regalia orders will be accepted through Monday, March 25, 2013. 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 is required for all faculty members attending commencement. NOTE: The deadline date for order regalia has been extended to March 25, 2013.
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 spring semester, please order your regalia on or before the March 25, 2013, deadline.