Commencement Deadlines


Summer 2019 Commencement

Saturday, August 3rd 
Florida Gulf Coast University - Alico Arena

Monday, April 15th

Deadline to Apply to Graduate

Required submission via GULFLINE

Monday, May 20th

First day to RSVP via GULFLINE 

Friday, June 7th

Deadline to RSVP for commencement 


Last day to pre-order cap and gown online and save $10. Order Cap and Gown Online

Friday, June 21st

Deadline to submit Service Learning hours

Thursday, July 18th - 26th

Tickets will be available for pick-up at the Alico Arena Box Office

(Monday - Friday 9am-5pm).  Must bring valid photo ID.


Cap and Gown distribution at FGCU Bookstore

Friday, July 26th at 5 pm

Deadline to pick up commencement tickets at Alico Arena Box Office.
Unclaimed ticket pickup will begin Monday, July 29th and run through Friday, August 2nd or until unclaimed ticket supply is exhausted.
Unclaimed tickets are available on a first come, first served basis.

*The Box Office will not be open on Commencement Day.

Saturday, August 3rd 

Commencement (time TBD)

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