Commencement Deadlines


Summer 2019 Commencement

Saturday, August 3rd at 9 a.m.
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 

Thursday, June 6th

Grad Fair in the University Bookstore (11 am - 3 pm)

Friday, June 7th

Deadline to RSVP for commencement 

Friday, June 21st

Deadline to submit Service Learning hours

Friday, June 28th

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

Monday, July 15th - August 2nd

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

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

Monday, July 22nd - Friday, August 2nd

Cap and Gown distribution at FGCU Bookstore

Friday, August 2nd at 5 pm

Deadline to pick up commencement tickets at Alico Arena Box Office.
*The Box Office will not be open on Commencement Day.

Saturday, August 3rd 

Commencement at 9:00 a.m.

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