- After lining up by college, candidates will follow ushers through the gym corridors.
- College Marshals will then lead candidates to their assigned rows.
- Candidates must remain standing until all candidates have entered the Arena floor.
- Order of the Processional.
- University Marshal
- Students with College Marshals
- Platform Party
Students Processional Diagram
- At the appropriate moment, ushers will ask each college marshal to rise and lead their candidates to the stage beginning with the Doctoral candidates.
- Candidates will hand their reader card to the University Reader at the podium.
- As the candidate's name is read, he or she will proceed across the stage where they will shake hands with the President and the Dean of their respective College.
- Staff will then direct the candidate to the photo area.
- This process will then be repeated for the Masters and Bachelors candidates.
- FGCU has prepared a video in lieu of rehearsal. Candidates please review the following link- So You Made It to Commencement
- Doctoral candidates hooding demonstration flyer - Click here
- Doctoral degree video in lieu of rehearsal - Click here
Student Walk to Stage Diagram