Commencement Ceremony

Fernandez Family Center for Leadership & Wellness
Saturday, December 20, 2014, 10:00am
16401 NW 37th Avenue
Miami Gardens, FL 33054

Undergraduates: cap, gown and honor cord(s) if appropriate.
Graduates: cap, gown, hood, and honor cord if appropriate.

On the day of their graduation, all students MUST arrive at the Fernandez Family Center for Leadership & Wellness by:
  • December Graduation: 8:00am
  • May Graduation: 12:30pm

Upon arrival you will receive instructions for the processional line-up. No guests or children are allowed in the designated robing area. Once you are in line, please remain in line to prevent unnecessary confusion and delays.

Processional will begin promptly at 9:50am (for December Commencement) or 1:50pm (for May Commencement). Marshals will direct the processional.  Please be attentive to their directions to ensure a smooth processional and ceremony.  During the procession it is recommended that you walk in a slow normal walking pace. Please do not leave the processional once it is underway. Upon reaching your seat, turn and face the audience and remain standing until you are directed to be seated.


In accordance with the university’s Code of Conduct the University reserves the right to remove any guests from its premises who exhibit any type of behavior that maybe deemed offensive or abusive to any of its employees or events staff during activities held on the university campus.

Please be advised – there will be no admittance to the graduation hall once the ceremony begins.
Thank you for your cooperation in respect of our graduates.