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Schedule of Ceremonies - Spring 2018


Thursday, May 3, 2018

Morning Ceremony
Participating Colleges
  • ▓▓ College of Arts & Humanities*
  • ▓▓ College of Engineering & Computer Science
  • ▓▓ College of Optics & Photonics
Schedule of Events
  • 7:30 AM – Graduates arrive at the Addition Financial Arena. Doors open for guests and graduates
  • 8:00 AM – Graduates begin lining up
  • 8:40 AM – Procession of graduate candidates begins
  • 9:00 AM – Commencement ceremony begins (will last approximately 2 hours)
  • 11:00 AM – Approximate end of ceremony
Afternoon Ceremony
Participating Colleges
  • ▓▓ College of Graduate Studies
  • ▓▓ College of Medicine
  • ▓▓ College of Undergraduate Studies
  • ▓▓ Rosen College of Hospitality Management
Schedule of Events
  • 1:00 PM – Graduates arrive at the Addition Financial Arena. Doors open for guests and graduates
  • 1:30 PM – Graduates begin lining up
  • 2:10 PM – Procession of graduate candidates begins
  • 2:30 PM – Commencement ceremony begins (will last approximately 2 hours)
  • 4:30 PM – Approximate end of ceremony
Friday, May 4, 2018

Morning Ceremony
Participating Colleges
  • ▓▓ College of Sciences**
Schedule of Events
  • 7:30 AM – Graduates arrive at the Addition Financial Arena. Doors open for guests and graduates
  • 8:00 AM – Graduates begin lining up
  • 8:40 AM – Procession of graduate candidates begins
  • 9:00 AM – Commencement ceremony begins (will last approximately 2 hours)
  • 11:00 AM – Approximate end of ceremony
Afternoon Ceremony
Participating Colleges
  • ▓▓ College of Education and Human Performance
  • ▓▓ College of Nursing
Schedule of Events
  • 1:00 PM – Graduates arrive at the Addition Financial Arena. Doors open for guests and graduates
  • 1:30 PM – Graduates begin lining up
  • 2:10 PM – Procession of graduate candidates begins
  • 2:30 PM – Commencement ceremony begins (will last approximately 2 hours)
  • 4:30 PM – Approximate end of ceremony
Saturday, May 5, 2018

Morning Ceremony
Participating Colleges
  • ▓▓ College of Business Administration
Schedule of Events
  • 7:30 AM – Graduates arrive at the Addition Financial Arena. Doors open for guests and graduates
  • 8:00 AM – Graduates begin lining up
  • 8:40 AM – Procession of graduate candidates begins
  • 9:00 AM – Commencement ceremony begins (will last approximately 2 hours)
  • 11:00 AM – Approximate end of ceremony
Afternoon Ceremony
Participating Colleges
  • ▓▓ College of Health & Public Affairs
Schedule of Events
  • 1:00 PM – Graduates arrive at the Addition Financial Arena. Doors open for guests and graduates
  • 1:30 PM – Graduates begin lining up
  • 2:10 PM – Procession of graduate candidates begins
  • 2:30 PM – Commencement ceremony begins (will last approximately 2 hours)
  • 4:30 PM – Approximate end of ceremony

stadium graduation

Nicholson School of Communication and Media Majors

* Graduates in the following programs should attend the ceremony for the College of Arts and Humanities: Digital Media, Film, Digital Media - Visual Language and Interactive Media (M.A.), Entrepreneurial Digital Cinema (M.F.A.), and Interactive Entertainment (M.S.).

** Graduates in the following programs should attend the ceremony for the College of Sciences: Advertising-Public Relations, Communication & Conflict, Human Communication, Interpersonal/Organizational Communication, Journalism, Radio - Television, and Communication (M.A.).

Modeling & Simulation Majors

Please note that the major Modeling & Simulation may either be in College of Sciences or College of Engineering and Computer Science depending on the discipline. If the major is in College of Engineering and Computer Science, the student should attend the College of Engineering and Computer Science ceremony.


Please be aware that all information found on this site regarding the UCF Commencement Ceremony is tentative and will be subject to change as the date approaches.