Health Science Center Fall 2018 Recognition Ceremony

UF Commencement Ceremonies General Information

Doctoral Commencement– Friday, Dec. 14, 1:30 p.m. in the Exactech Arena at the Stephen C. O’Connell Center

PhD and doctoral level professional students will be recognized by name as they cross the stage at the University-wide Doctoral Commencement.

East view of UF University Auditorium

University Auditorium

Graduates are welcome to attend and be recognized at the Health Science Center Recognition Ceremony as well.

 

University-wide CommencementSaturday, Dec. 15, 9:00 a.m. in the Ben Hill Griffin s

All bachelor’s, specialist’s and master’s degrees will be conferred at this ceremony; individual degree candidates will not be recognized. College of Nursing, Pharmacy and Public Health and Health Professions students will be individually recognized at the Health Science Center Recognition Ceremony.

Please visit the UF Commencement website for additional information regarding participation in either of these events.

Health Science Center Recognition Ceremony Event Information

  • Friday, Dec. 14, 7:30 p.m. in the University Auditorium

  • Reception to follow at the end of the ceremony.

FAQs

Will my name be called as I walk across the stage?
Yes! All College of Nursing, Pharmacy and Public Health and Health Professions bachelor’s and master’s candidates will be recognized by name as they cross the stage at the Health Science Center Recognition Ceremony. Doctoral candidates who are in attendance will also be individually recognized but will not be hooded given the hooding ceremony takes place at the UF-wide commencement.

What should I wear?
Students should wear academic regalia to the Health Science Center Recognition Ceremony. Students should arrive stage ready (dressed in full regalia and ready to walk on stage).

Where do I get a name card and do I bring it to the ceremony?
Students will receive name cards at the Bookstore when picking up regalia. Please bring your completed name card to the Health Science Center Recognition Ceremony. Blank cards will be available on site should you misplaced your name or no longer have it (in the case of PhD graduates).

Do I need tickets to attend the ceremony? How many guests can I bring?
No tickets are required for the Health Science Center Recognition Ceremony. However due to the limited amount of seating available in the University Auditorium, students will be allowed a maximum of ten guests at the ceremony. There is no limit to the number of guests an individual student may bring to the University Wide ceremonies.

Where do I go once I get to the University Auditorium?
Marshals, staff and University Auditorium ushers will be on site to guide students and guests to the appropriate areas.

Where do I park?

While there is no parking at the venue, there is nearby event parking available. Shuttle service will be available in parking garage IV (corner of Museum Rd and Newell Drive).