Countdown to Commencement

Cap & Gown Photography Session………POSTPONED

12- 4:30 p.m. | J.C. Sams Multipurpose Room
Individual packages are ordered through Warner Kahn Studios. Contact Ms. Sharhonda Ford for pricing and additional information.

Cap & Gown Photography Session.…..……POSTPONED

12- 4:30 p.m. | J.C. Sams Multipurpose Room
Individual packages are ordered through Warner Kahn Studios. Contact Ms. Sharhonda Ford for pricing and additional information.

Deadline to Order Cap & Gown…POSTPONED

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Last Day for Spring 2020 Graduation Applications………….POSTPONED

POSTPONED is the final deadline for submission of the graduation application for spring 2020 degree conferral. Applications submitted after this date may be transferred for consideration in the Summer 2020 degree conferral.

Graduation Application Clearance Forms Due…………POSTPONED

Candidates have until to submit their Graduation Application Clearance forms including the Graduation fee by COB on April 24 are able to participate in all graduation related activities (i.e. Baccalaureate, Graduates’ Luncheon, Commencement). The names of candidates who do not meet the stated deadlines may not be in the final commencement program.

Cap & Gown Distribution………POSTPONED

Cap & Gown distribution will begin on Monday, POSTPONED in the Bookstore for Spring 2020 candidates. Hours of Operation: Monday – Friday 8 am- 6pm and Saturday 12pm-4pm.

Graduates’ Service ……….………Sunday, POSTPONED

11 a.m. | Susie C. Holley Chapel
FMU launches its formal commencement activities with a special service dedicated to the graduates.

Commencement Rehearsal…………Wednesday, POSTPONED

6 p.m. | Smith Conference Center  
All students who expect to participate in commencement are required to attend the commencement rehearsal. Please report to the Smith Conference Center no later than 6:15 pm on Wednesday, POSTPONED. From there you will proceed to the Wellness Center for the Commencement rehearsal.

At this meeting, you will receive instructions on how to wear your academic regalia, proceed to the stage to receive your diploma and other important commencement information. It should be noted that tickets & honors cords will be distributed at Commencement Rehearsal.  Rehearsal should be completed no later than 7:30pm.

Graduating Class Picture………….……Thursday, POSTPONED

9:30 a.m. | Student Services Building- East Entrance Steps
Join your fellow graduates for a group picture.

Baccalaureate Service…………Thursday, POSTPONED

11 a.m. | Susie C. Holley Chapel
At 10:30 am Graduates and Faculty are to proceed to Coleman Drive to line up for the Processional to the Susie C. Holley Religious Center. The Baccalaureate Service will take place in the Susie C. Holley Religious Center (Chapel). The featured speaker will deliver an inspirational message to the graduates.  Cap and Gown is the attire for all candidates.

Graduates’ Luncheon ………………..……Thursday, POSTPONED

12:30 p.m. | Smith Conference Center
The Graduates’ Luncheon will take place at Florida Memorial University in the Smith Conference Center at 12:30 pm. Each Graduate is allowed two (2) guests.

Commencement ……………….Saturday, December 12, 2020

9:30 a.m. | FMU Wellness Center Arena
Graduates must report to the Smith Conference Center for check-in at 8 am to be in line by 8:30 am. The doors will be opened for guests at 8:00 am. Everyone entering the arena or overflow area must present the appropriate ticket for admittance. The Graduates’ Processional from the Smith Conference Center to the Wellness Center begins at 9:15 a.m. The Commencement ceremony will begin promptly at 9:30 a.m.


Download The Countdown to Spring 2020 Commencement Information Packet – HERE