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DCP Commencement

Graduating DCP students: RSVP for tickets
You must RSVP for tickets by April 1.

Spring 2015 Commencement

Ph.D. Candidates: The University of Florida’s Spring 2015 Commencement for doctoral degree candidates will be held at 7 p.m. on Thursday, April 30 at Ben Hill Griffin Stadium.

Candidates for Bachelor’s and Master’s Degrees: The UF College of Design, Construction and Planning’s Spring 2015 Commencement for bachelor’s and master’s degree candidates will be held at 3 p.m., Saturday, May 2 in the Phillips Center for Performing Arts. More information, including ticket information, will be posted on this website.

If you have any questions about the Spring 2015 Commencement, please contact Katelyn Weber at or 352-294-1421.

May 2 at 3 p.m.
Phillips Center for Performing Arts

Key Dates

  • February 27: Deadline to order regalia
  • March 20 at 4 p.m.: Deadline to apply for the DCP Leadership and Service Award (info/application available soon)
  • March 23-April 1: RSVP for DCP Commencement
  • April 14-16: Tickets are available for pick-up (information will be emailed)
  • April 20: Regalia is available for pick-up at the bookstore
  • April 20-22: Extra ticket pick-up (information will be emailed)
  • May 2 at 2 p.m.: Graduates assemble for the processional
  • May 2 at 2:45 p.m.: the processional starts – all guests must be seated prior to 2:45 p.m. Late arrivals must wait to be seated until the processional ends.


The Phillips Center for Performing Arts requires tickets for entrance to all events, including commencement. All tickets will be provided to students at no cost. However, due to capacity limitations, there will be a limit on the tickets available to each student.

Each graduating student who RSVPs for commencement is guaranteed up to five tickets. Graduating students who wish to attend commencement must RSVP between March 23 and April 1. A web form will be made available and linked from this page beginning March 23. You do not need to contact the Dean’s Office to RSVP.

Regular ticket pickup will occur April 14 to April 16 and requires the presentation of a photo ID. Tickets not picked up by the student or his/her representative will be redistributed as extra tickets. If extra tickets become available, they will be distributed on a first-come-first-served basis beginning April 22. There is no waiting list for extra tickets. Students will be contacted through the graduation email listserv for all communication regarding extra tickets as well as other graduation announcements. (Note: if you haven’t received an email via the listserv, contact Katelyn Weber at

Students in Vicenza (or otherwise studying out of town): We will include instructions in future emails regarding ticket pick-up. We will work with you to ensure your tickets are held until either you or someone you indicate can pick them up. Please email us if you have any questions.


The college will arrange to have the DCP Commencement webcast during the ceremony on May 2. In addition, the video stream will be archived so that you can view it after the ceremony.


Students should order their cap and gown from the UF Bookstore by February 27. If you have questions about ordering your cap and gown, please contact the UF Bookstore at 352-392-0194 or visit their website.

Applying Late

If you missed the Jan. 30 deadline to apply to graduate, follow the instructions on the Registrar’s website.


UF Commencement Website
Important Dates for Students
Academic Dates and Deadlines
Webcasts and Photos From Previous Commencements
Spring 2015 Commencement Schedule

Congratulations to the Class of 2014!

Keep in touch with your fellow graduates. Update your contact information, especially your email address, by emailing Katelyn Weber at

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.

Check out webcasts and photos from previous commencements.