Time to celebrate — safely
Grad Walk is an opportunity for summer graduates to mark their milestone in person on campus with a few invited guests. To make the festivities as safe and as satisfying as possible for all, we ask that participants follow the guidelines below.
The Grad Walk will not be live streamed.
Grad Walk Ceremony Schedule | August 7
- College of Arts & Sciences
- Lutgert College of Business & College of Education
- U.A. Whitaker College of Engineering
- Marieb College of Health & Human Services
- Daveler & Kauanui School of Entrepreneurship
Virtual Commencement Schedule
- August 7 | 10 a.m. Virtual Commencement video is published | Watch it or share with family any time
FGCU Main Campus | Alico Arena
Official cap and gown are not required for Grad Walk. You may order official regalia through FGCU Bookstore or opt for professional dress. Graduation gowns will not be available for purchase at Grad Walk.
Professional photography will be done as students walk across the stage along with other photo stops as part of Grad Walk.
Each graduate will be allowed to come to Grad Walk with a maximum of 6 guests.
FGCU is adapting commencement traditions to allow graduates to celebrate while observing official COVID-19 safety measures. Get COVID-19 Safety Guidelines
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