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DCP Commencement

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.

Questions
If you have any questions about the Spring 2015 Commencement, please contact Katelyn Weber at graduation@dcp.ufl.edu or 352-294-1421.



DCP Spring Commencement

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

Directions
Parking
Venue Information

Upcoming Key Dates

  • April 14-16: Tickets are available for pick-up
  • April 20: Regalia is available for pick-up at the bookstore
  • April 20-22: Extra ticket pick-up
  • 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.

Tickets

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.

RSVP
The deadline for graduating students to RSVP for tickets was April 1. If you missed this deadline, are graduating this semester and want to participate in commencement, please contact Katelyn Weber at graduation@dcp.ufl.edu regarding tickets.

Regular Ticket Pickup
Regular ticket pickup will occur April 14 to 16 and requires the presentation of a photo ID. Tickets not picked up by 5 p.m. on April 16 will be redistributed as extra tickets. If you’d like to designate someone to pick up your tickets on your behalf, email us at graduation@dcp.ufl.edu.

View the ticket pickup locations

Students in Vicenza (or otherwise unable to pick up your tickets): You can either 1. authorize someone else to pick up your tickets, or 2. ask us to hold them until the day of commencement, May 2. Either way, you must email us at graduation@dcp.ufl.edu in order to notify us regarding your tickets. If you authorize someone else to pick up your tickets, they must bring a photo ID to claim your tickets. Please email us if you have any questions.

Extra Tickets

Extra tickets will be available on a first-come-first-served basis beginning April 20. 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. If you registered to graduate with the University Registrar and have not received commencement emails from the college, contact us at graduation@dcp.ufl.edu.

Extra Ticket Pickup
April 20-22

Extra Tickets will be distributed on a first-come-first-served basis. Only students who are on the ticket RSVP list will be able to pick up extra tickets.

Extra tickets should be picked up from Katelyn Weber in Architecture Building, Room 364.

Monday, April 20 – 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Two tickets per student first-come-first-served basis, as long as tickets are available.

Tuesday, April 21 – 8:30 a.m. to 2 p.m.
If tickets remain, two tickets per student first-come-first-served basis, as long as tickets are available.

Wednesday, April 22 – 8:30 a.m. to 2 p.m.
If tickets remain, students can pick up any additional tickets needed until they are all distributed.

Webcast

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.

Regalia

Information about regalia can be found on the UF Commencement Website or the UF Bookstore website. If you have any questions about your cap and gown, please contact the UF Bookstore at 352-392-0194.

Applying Late

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

Questions

If you have additional questions about commencement, please contact Katelyn Weber at graduation@dcp.ufl.edu or 352-294-1421.

Links

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