Fall 2014 Commencement Information
Donna K. Stricker, Director, Presidential Events and Commencement,
Office of the President
Ceremonies: This fall, there will be three (3) university-wide commencement ceremonies. A Doctoral Degree Ceremony will be held at 4:00pm on Friday, December 19th in the O’Connell Center. On Saturday, December 20th, two combined Master’s/Specialist’s/Bachelor’s Degree Ceremonies will be held at 10:00am and 2:00pm, in the O’Connell Center. 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, October 24, 2014. 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 President 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 fall term, please order your regalia on or before the October 24th deadline.