PHHP Spring 2020 Recognition Ceremony

UF Doctoral Commencement Ceremony

Thursday, April 30, 2020 7PM-9PM Exactech Arena at the Stephen C. O’Connell Center

University-Wide Commencement Ceremony

Friday, May 1, 2020 7PM-9PM Ben Hill Griffin Stadium

North view of Phillips Center

PHHP Spring 2020 Recognition Ceremony

Friday, May 1, 2020 Phillips Center for Performing Arts 9AM and 1PM

Ceremony Schedules

9:00AM Ceremony 1:00PM Ceremony
Communication Sciences and Disorders Health Sciences
Public Health
Masters Programs

PHHP Spring 2020 Recognition Ceremony RSVP

Please RSVP for the PHHP 2020 Recognition Ceremony. This event will be held Friday May 1 at 9AM and 1PM in the Phillips Center.
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Will my name be called as I walk across the stage?
Yes! All College of Public Health and Health Professions bachelor’s and master’s candidates will be recognized by name as they cross the stage at the Spring 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 PHHP Spring Recognition Ceremony. Students should arrive stage ready (dressed in full regalia and ready to walk on stage). The deadline to order your regalia is February 28, 2020 Please note that the UF Bookstore will not be on site the day of the event.

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 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?
Yes, guest will be required to present a ticket in order to enter the venue the day of the event. Students may request a maximum of 8 tickets.

Where do I pick up my tickets?

Tickets will be available April 20 to April 24 in room 4101 (4th floor, HPNP Deans Office) from 3PM to 5PM. If you are unable to pick up your tickets within that timeframe, please email us at

At what time should I arrive? Where do I go once I get to the Phillips Center?
Students should arrive at 7:30AM for the 9AM ceremony and 11:30AM for the 1PM ceremony.  Please note the processional will BEGIN AT 9AM AND 1PM respectively. There will be signage indicating where students should enter, as well as marshals and staff to escort students into the building. Remember full regalia is required at this event. Also, please note that storage for your personal items is not available on site. We recommend students leave their personal belongings with their guests.

Where do guests enter?
Guests enter through the main doors of the Phillips Center. Guests must present a ticket to be admitted.

What if I or my guests require accommodations?

Information regarding the venue’s accessibility may be found on the Phillips Center for Performing Arts webpage: The staff of the Phillips Center are committed to assisting persons with disabilities. Anyone needing assistance should contact the administrative office at 352-273-2469.

Where do I park?
The parking garage and surrounding lots in front of the Phillips Center are available for PHHP students and their families to park. Additional parking may be found throughout campus. Parking will be lifted throughout campus graduation weekend. Campus parking information may be found here.