Section 508 Website Accessibility

Certain documents on this site are available as a Portable Document Format (PDF) file. PDF content requires Adobe's Acrobat Reader and can be downloaded by visiting https://get.adobe.com/reader.

The University encourages anyone needing assistance in accessing content found on the University's website to contact the FGCU office or department that maintains the webpage. For an accessible version of PDF material, please contact FGCU Adaptive Services at adaptive@fgcu.edu or by calling 239 590-7956.

Skip to site navigation Skip to main content
Skip to main content
Commencement

Commencement

Follow us on Twitter Join us on Facebook
Commencement
Other Resources

OFFICE OF THE REGISTRAR
10501 FGCU Blvd South
McTarnaghan Hall, Room 116
Fort Myers, FL  33965-6565
Phone: (239) 590-7980
Fax: (239) 590-7983
Email: orr@fgcu.edu

OFFICE HOURS
Monday – Friday
From 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM

FALL 2016 GRADUATES
Alico Arena - FGCU Main Campus
Sunday, December 11, 2016

FALL 2016 - IMPORTANT DATES & DEADLINES 

Dates Description

June 1st starting at 10am and ending Friday, August 26th at 5pm

Deadline to Apply to Graduate
Required submission via GULFLINE

Tuesday, September 6th begins at 10am

First day to RSVP via GULFLINE - Candidates can reserve up to 6 tickets

*9/28/2016  All candidates who submitted an RSVP will be given 7 guest tickets.  No additional registration required.

Monday, Sept. 26th from noon-5pm

Tuesday, Sept. 27th from 10:00-2:00pm

Grad Fair at FGCU bookstore

Monday, September 26th by 5pm (deadline)

Last day to RSVP for commencement 

Friday, October 21st (deadline)

Last day to pre-order cap and gown online and save $10. http://colleges.herffjones.com/college/_fgcu/

(Monday, November 7th)  Tuesday, November 8th - Friday, December 9th  **updated on November 1st

Tickets will be available for pick-up at the Alico Arena Box Office, Monday-Friday 10am-5pm

*Box Office will be closed on Nov. 11, 24, and 25.

Friday, November 18th by 5pm (deadline)

Service Learning hours due

Monday, November 28th - Saturday, December 10th

Cap and Gown distribution at FGCU Bookstore

Friday, December 9th by 5pm (deadline)

Last day to pick up commencement tickets at Alico Arena Box Office

Sunday, December 11th, 2016 9am and 1 pm

See below for college times

view Commencement video

 

FALL 2016  COMMENCEMENT CEREMONIES
ALICO ARENA - FGCU MAIN CAMPUS
Sunday, December 11, 2016
Morning Afternoon
Ceremony time: 9:00 am Ceremony time:  1:00 pm
 
Colleges:
Lutgert College of Business
College of Education
College of Health Professions and Social Work
 
Colleges:
College of Arts and Sciences
U.A. Whitaker College of Engineering
Doors open for guests: 8:00 am
Doors open for guests: 12:00 pm

Candidates should arrive dressed in their gown.

  • Fall 2016 commencement Sign-in and Line-up will be located in the Auxilary Gym on the 2nd floor of Alico Arena.
  • The ceremony is expected to last approximately 2.5 hours. 

 Please visit Candidate information for more information.

 

 

 

IMPORTANT LINKS:
  1. Need Special Assistance (Disability Seating for Commencement): If you need to request an accommodation due to a disability, please contact Adaptive Services at 239-590-7956 or by e-mail at adaptive@fgcu.edu. Please be advised that accessible seating is limited. A request for accessible seating does not guarantee a preferred seat. Reasonable accommodations will be provided on a first come, first served basis. Due to the limited seating, companion seats will also be limited to one.  Parking map and detail information.
  2. Cap and Gown. For further information on Cap and Gowns please visit the FGCU Bookstore webpage (Check the bottom of the page for announcements and instructions.