FGCU Commencement

Fall 2023 Commencement

Saturday, December 16th at Alico Arena

Students who have already regsistered to participate in Fall Commencement will receive an email from Marching Order on Wednesday, December 6th with instructions on how to claim up to 2 additional tickets.

These tickets are on a first-come, first served basis, as supplies last. They are in addition to the 4 tickets already offered.

Ceremony 1 - Saturday, December 16th - 10 a.m.

Lutgert College of Business

Daveler & Kauanui School of Entrepreneurship 

Marieb College of Health & Human Services

College of Education

Ceremony 2 - Saturday, December 16th - 3 p.m.

College of Arts & Sciences

The Water School

U.A. Whitaker College of Engineering

FGCU celebrates two commencement events a year – at the conclusion of the Spring and Fall semesters.

Prospective summer graduates who want to walk in December must complete a graduation application in Gulfline.

Only candidates who have met the requirements for graduation, including completion of all credit hours, will be considered eligible to walk in a ceremony.

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Graduation Resources

Note: Information will be updated as we get closer to Fall Commencement.

FGCU Grad Facts


Average Fall Graduation Size


Total Alumni (2022)


First-generation students


Student-to-faculty ratio

Need Help?

Students: Please contact your advisor for graduation assistance.

General Commencement Questions: events@fgcu.edu

The Commencement Team

10501 FGCU Boulevard South
Fort Myers, Florida 33965