PARKING & SHUTTLE MAP

There are enough spots in the O’Connell Center lot, garage (garage #7) and other nearby parking areas that shuttles are not necessary for the doctoral ceremony.

Parking will also be available in the O'Connell lot and garage (garage #7) for the Bachelor's, Master's & Specialist's ceremonies. A map depicting this semester's shuttle route will appear here in November. 

There will be 2 buses and 1 Campus Connector (ADA accessible bus) running from 5:30pm-10pm on Friday, and from 8am-6pm on Saturday.

Please note, unless otherwise marked, parking lots and garage restrictions are lifted throughout the weekend beginning at 5pm on Friday.

CANDIDATE SEATING CHART FOR DOCTORAL COMMENCEMENT CEREMONY

A seating chart depicting where candidates will be seated by college on the arena floor during the Doctoral Commencement Ceremony will appear here in November.

All UF colleges, with the exception of Dentistry, participate in this ceremony. Colleges are in alphabetical order, persons within the college are not.

The order of degrees within a college with multiple doctoral degree types is as follows:

  • Agricultural and Life Sciences: PhDs then DPMs
  • Arts: PhDs then DMAs
  • Health and Human Performance: PhDs then DATs
  • Levin College of Law: SJDs, then LLMs, then JDs (if you are earning multiple degrees, pick one to walk with)
  • Nursing: PhDs then DNPs
  • Pharmacy: PhDs then PharmDs
  • Public Health and Health Professions: PhDs, then AuDs, then DPTs, then OTDs
  • Warrington College of Business: PhDs then DBAs

Note for College of Education doctoral candidates: EdDs and PhDs are not announced separately.

CANDIDATE SEATING CHART FOR BACHELOR/MASTER COMMENCEMENT CEREMONY #1

A diagram depicting where candidates will be seated by college on the arena floor during this ceremony will appear in November.

Colleges in this ceremony are as follows:

  • Health and Human Performance (master's then bachelor's)
  • Journalism and Communications (master's then bachelor's)
  • Nursing (bachelor's)
  • Public Health and Health Professions (master's then bachelor's)
  • Veterinary Medicine (master's)
  • Warrington College of Business (master's then bachelor's)

Colleges with master's and bachelor's candidates are lined up and seated so that master's candidates walk across the stage first, followed by the bachelor's candidates. Beyond that, candidates are not seated in a specific order within their college.

Colleges on the left (Gates 2 & 3 side) cross the stage first; Colleges on the right (Gates 1 & 4 side) cross the stage second.

CANDIDATE SEATING CHART FOR BACHELOR/MASTER/SPECIALIST COMMENCEMENT CEREMONY #2

A diagram depicting where candidates will be seated by college on the arena floor during this ceremony will appear here in November.

Colleges in this ceremony are as follows:

  • Arts (master's then bachelor's)
  • Design, Construction and Planning (master's then bachelor's)
  • Education (master's and specialist's then bachelor's)
  • Liberal Arts and Sciences (master's then bachelor's)
  • Medicine (master's)
  • Pharmacy (master's)

Within each college candidates are lined up and seated so that master's and specialist's candidates walk across the stage first, followed by the bachelor's candidates. Beyond that, candidates are not seated in a specific order.

Colleges on the left (Gates 2 & 3 side) cross the stage first; Colleges on the right (Gates 1 & 4 side) cross the stage second.

CANDIDATE SEATING CHART FOR BACHELOR/MASTER COMMENCEMENT CEREMONY #3

A diagram depicting where candidates will be seated by college on the arena floor during this ceremony will appear here in November.

Colleges in this ceremony are as follows:

  • Agricultural and Life Sciences (master's then bachelor's)
  • Herbert Wertheim College of Engineering (master's then bachelor's)

Within each college candidates are lined up and seated so that master's candidates walk across the stage first, followed by the bachelor's candidates. Beyond that, candidates are not seated in a specific order.

Colleges on the left (Gates 2 & 3 side) cross the stage first; Colleges on the right (Gates 1 & 4 side) cross the stage second.