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DCP Commencement


Summer 2016 Commencement

Candidates for Doctoral Degrees: The University of Florida’s Summer 2016 Commencement for doctoral degree candidates will be held at 4 p.m. on Friday, August 5 in the Phillips Center for the Performing Arts.

Candidates for Master’s and Bachelor’s Degrees: The University of Florida’s Summer 2016 Commencement for master’s and bachelor’s degree candidates will be held at 5 p.m. on Sunday, August 7 in the Phillips Center for the Performing Arts.

Guests will:

  • Not need tickets to attend a ceremony and seating is on a first-come, first-serve basis.
  • Be allowed to enter the Phillips Center one hour prior to the beginning of the ceremony.
  • Enter the Phillips Center via the front doors of the Lobby.

Graduating Students need to:

  • Be at the Phillips Center 1.5 hours before the start of their commencement ceremony.
  • Be on time.
  • Follow the large orange signs outside the Phillips Center for check-in.
  • Be wearing their graduation robes at check-in.
  • Have the name scanning card in hand with the information on the card already filled in.
  • Enter the Phillips Center from the east entrance of the East Foyer of the Phillips Center (same location for check-in).
  • Listen for instructions on where to line-up after check-in (graduating students will be directed to either stay in the East Foyer or go to the West Foyer for line-up).

Graduating students requiring special accommodations (e.g. needing to use the lift to get onto the stage) should contact Jennifer Haddock immediately to request assistance.

Please visit the University of Florida’s Commencement website for more information.


UF Commencement Website
Important Dates for Students
Academic Dates and Deadlines
Webcasts and Photos From Previous Commencements

Spring 2016 Commencement

Congratulations to the Class of 2016!

Keep in touch with your fellow graduates. Update your contact information, especially your email address, by contacting Emily Buchanan at ebuchanan@dcp.ufl.edu.

Share your news. New job? Received an award? Got married or had a baby? Share your news with us and we will put it in the next issue of the alumni e-newsletter, Perspective. All DCP alumni with an updated email address in our records receive the Perspective. Complete this form to share your news.


DCP Commencement Live Webcast
April 30, 2016 at 11 a.m.

UF Commencement (For Ph.D. candidates)
April 28, 2016 at 7 p.m.


Check out the photo album on the UF DCP Facebook page


If you have additional questions about commencement, please contact Emily Buchanan at ebuchanan@dcp.ufl.edu.