Commencement Deadlines


Fall 2019 Commencement

Sunday, December 15th (times TBA)
Florida Gulf Coast University - Alico Arena

Monday, April 15th

Deadline to Apply to Graduate

Required submission via GULFLINE

Tuesday, September 3rd

First day to RSVP via GULFLINE 

Monday, September 23rd

Deadline to RSVP

Wednesday, October 2nd
Thursday, October 3rd

Grad Fair in the University Bookstore (12 pm - 5 pm)
Grad Fair in the University Bookstore (10 am - 2 pm)

Friday, November 15th

Deadline to submit Service Learning hours


Last day to pre-order cap and gown online.  Order Cap and Gown Online


Ticket Distribution


Cap and Gown distribution at FGCU Bookstore

Sunday, December 15th 

Commencement (times TBA)

Important Links

  1. Need Special Assistance? Please be advised that accessible seating is limited.  Alico Arena provides accommodations for those individuals with disabilities including elevators, accessible seating, and accessible restrooms. Accessible seating is available at all FGCU venues in accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990. ADA seating is available on a first-come, first-serve basis and we request that out of respect for other guests, please limit to one companion seat. If you need the use of a wheelchair we recommend that you bring one with you. Pick-up and drop off at the front of the arena is available before and after the ceremony. 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.
  3. Alumni Information