Commencement Deadlines


Spring 2019 Commencement

Saturday, May 4th
Florida Gulf Coast University - Alico Arena

Dates Description
Thursday, November 15th

Deadline to Apply to Graduate

Required submission via GULFLINE

Tuesday, January 22nd

First day to RSVP via GULFLINE 

Monday, February 11th

Deadline to RSVP for commencement 

Monday, February 18th
(12pm - 5pm)

Grad Fair in the University Bookstore

Tuesday, February 19th
(10am - 2pm)

Grad Fair in the University Bookstore

Tuesday, February 19th

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

Friday, March 15th

Last day to order cap and gown online

Monday, April 1st - Friday, April 26th

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

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

Friday, April 12th

Deadline to submit Service Learning hours

Monday, April 22nd

Cap and Gown distribution begins at the University Bookstore

Friday, April 26th at 5 pm

Deadline to pick up commencement tickets at Alico Arena Box Office.
Unclaimed ticket pickup will begin Monday, April 29th through Friday, May 3rd 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.
**Overflow room will be located on the 2nd floor of the Cohen Center.

Monday, April 29th (8:30 am-5:30 pm)

Senior Photography Event.  GradImages will be available in the University Bookstore, no appointment necessary.

Saturday, May 4th

Commencement Day

9 am: College of Arts and Sciences

1pm: Marieb College of Health and Human Services and College of Education

5 pm: Lutgert College of Business and U.A. Whitaker College of Engineering

 

Summer 2019 Commencement

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

DATES DESCRIPTION
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 

TBD

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.

TBD

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 (tentative)

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