FGCU Commencement

Fall 2023 Commencement

Saturday, December 16th at Alico Arena

Each student that applied to graduate in Gulfline and meets FGCU's eligibility requirements received an email on Thursday, October 19th from noreply@marchingorder.com to register to participate in their designated commencement ceremony. After registering to participate in their designated ceremony, each student will be able to claim up to 4 tickets for their specific ceremony.

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