Grad Walk Details

Time to celebrate — safely

FGCU Grad Walk is an opportunity for spring and summer graduates to mark this important milestone with an in-person, on-campus celebration in front of up to six invited guests. 

The Grad Walk will not be live streamed.

Grad Walk Schedule

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Saturday, May 7

  • 9:00 AM – 4:00 PM: College of Arts & Sciences

  • 4:15 PM – 4:45 PM: Daveler & Kauanui School of Entrepreneurship

  • 5:00 PM – 5:15 PM: College of Education (Doctoral Hooding)

  • 5:15 PM – 6:15 PM: College of Education

Sunday, May 8

  • 9:00 AM – 1:00 PM: Lutgert College of Business

  • 1:15 PM – 2:45 PM: Whitaker College of Engineering

  • 3:00 PM – 3:30 PM: Marieb College of Health & Human Services (Doctoral Hooding)

  • 3:30 PM – 6:30 PM: Marieb College of Health & Human Services

Reminder: You DO NOT need to register guests.

Virtual Commencement Schedule

  • Saturday, May 7, and Sunday, May 8 | 10 a.m. Virtual Commencement video is published | Watch it or share with family any time.

FGCU Main Campus | Alico Arena

Graduates may choose to wear official commencement regalia ordered through the FGCU bookstore or other professional attire of your selection. Cords can also be ordered through the FGCU bookstore. Rented regalia can be returned to the bookstore between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m.

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

Commencement and Grad Walk FAQ

  • What will the Grad Walk entail?

  • Where will the Spring | Summer 2022 Grad Walk take place?

  • Will parking be available?

  • Do I need to register for Grad Walk?

  • How many guests can attend Grad Walk?

  • Do I need to register each guest?

  • What should I wear?

  • Do I have to wear a graduation cap and gown in order to participate in Grad Walk?

  • Will I receive my diploma as part of Grad Walk?

  • Where can I see the virtual commencement?

  • Why Grad Walk?