Spring Commencement

Sunday, April 30, 2017, 7:00 p.m. – Bachelor Degree Only

Stephen C. O’Connell Center

Candidates assemble – 5:30 p.m.

Processional begins – 6:30 p.m.

Monday, May 1, 2017, 3:00 p.m. – Masters’ Degree Only

Stephen C. O’Connell Center

Candidates assemble – 1:30 p.m.

Processional begins – 2:30 p.m.

University of Florida commencement page.

Click here for information on commencement awards.


Do I need tickets to attend commencement?
Tickets are not required to attend commencement. The April commencement ceremonies for engineering students will be held at the Stephen C. O’Connell Center.

How many guests can I bring?
There is no limit on the number of guests who can attend per student.

How can I watch the live streaming of the Commencement ceremonies?
Live streaming is available for the ceremony. Click on the link below to access the live stream.

Sunday, April 30, 2017 – 7:00 p.m. ceremony  https://mediasite.video.ufl.edu/Mediasite/Play/33d82d5ea0064dafbeb534d5f94abb731d

Monday, May 1, 2017 – 3:00 p.m. ceremony  https://mediasite.video.ufl.edu/Mediasite/Play/6911a8a6ce734c85974cd9fb336ee1741d

Where can my guests stay in Gainesville?
For a list of hotels, motels, and inns as well as their locations and proximity to campus click here.

How long is the ceremony?
Each ceremony lasts approximately 2.5 hours.

Where can I park?
Parking will be available at the O’Connell Center. Please click here for a campus map.

Is commencement for all engineering majors?
Yes, the commencement ceremonies will include all engineering majors.

What doors can we come through?
Gates 1 & 2 of the main entrance will be opened 1.5 hours prior to commencement.

Will food be served?
No food will be served at the event.