Spring 2016 Commencement

Strudent Union



The ceremonies will be held on Thursday, May 5th at 9am, 1pm, 5pm and Friday, May 6th at 9am, 1pm, and 5pm. Degree candidates should report to the Live Oak Pavilion one hour before the beginning of the ceremony.



Thursday, May 5th at 9 AM

College of Business – (Graduate Degrees)

College of Education

Thursday, May 5th  at 1 PM

College of Business – (Bachelor’s Degrees)

Thursday, May 5th  at 5 PM

College for Design and Social Inquiry

Harriet L. Wilkes Honors College

Friday, May 6th at 9 AM

Charles E. Schmidt College of Medicine - (MS in Biomedical Science only)

Charles E. Schmidt College of Science

Friday, May 6th at 1 PM

College of Engineering and Computer Science

Christine E. Lynn College of Nursing

Friday, May 6th at 5 PM

Dorothy F. Schmidt College of Arts and Letters


The Carole and Barry Kaye Performing Arts Center located in the Student Union on the Boca Raton campus.
Commencement Map


  • Graduates will receive an email invitation in their FAU mail account the week of February 25th .

  • Graduates must RSVP to the Registrar's Office by March 13th  if they intend to participate in the ceremony.

  • Everyone should reply to the email whether or not they plan to attend the ceremony.

The Commencement Ceremony will last approximately two hours. In order to maintain an orderly and dignified ceremony, one that you and your fellow classmates will want to remember, all graduates and their guests are expected to be present for the entire ceremony. As you make your decision concerning your attendance at Commencement, please keep this in mind.


 Last Modified 2/29/16