University Wide Commencement
All graduates and their guests should attend this university wide ceremony where bachelor’s, master’s and specialist’s degrees wiill be conferred. 
College Recognition Ceremony
Ceremony of a single college where individual names are called.
University Doctoral Ceremony
Where most doctoral candidates are recognized and hooded.
Degree-Specific Ceremony
Ceremony hosted by an individual college for a specific degree that will be conferred.
Other End-of-Semester Celebrations
Celebrations hosted by clubs, organizations, etc. to recognize their graduating members.

We are so excited to host our in-person Spring 2022 graduation weekend April 28-May 1!

Candidates and their families should attend two ceremonies: the University Wide Commencement Ceremony and their Recognition Ceremony.

Nearly 10,000 candidates for undergraduate, graduate and professional degrees graduate in our spring semester. Congratulations to our Gator graduates and their guests!

2022 SPRING GRADUATION WEEKEND SCHEDULE

The daily schedules below list all events planned for the extended weekend.

 

WEDNESDAY, APRIL 27, 2022
College Veterinary Medicine (MS & PhD)
Time 5pm-7pm
Location Straughn Center
THURSDAY, APRIL 28, 2022
Ceremony Doctoral Recognition Ceremony
Participating Degrees PhD, EdD, AuD, DAT, DBA, DMA, DNP, DPM, DPT, OTD
Time Processional at 8:40am. Ceremony 9am-11am. 
Location Stephen C. O'Connell Center
College Medicine (MS & PhD)
Time TBA
Location TBA
College Health and Human Performance
Time 2pm-4pm
Location Stephen C. O'Connell Center
College Journalism and Communications
Time 7pm-9pm
Location Stephen C. O'Connell Center
FRIDAY, APRIL 29, 2022
College Warrington College of Business (Hough, Fisher)
Time Processional at 8:30am. Ceremony 9am-11am 
Location Stephen C. O'Connell Center
College Warrington College of Business (Heavener)
Time Processional at 1:30pm. Ceremony 2pm-4pm
Location Stephen C. O'Connell Center
College Nursing
Time 2pm-3:30pm
Location Phillips Center for the Performing Arts
Ceremony University Wide Commencement
Time 7pm-9pm
Location Ben Hill Griffin Stadium
SATURDAY, APRIL 30, 2022
College Liberal Arts and Sciences (#1)
Participating Degrees Master's Degrees. Bachelor's Degrees in African American Studies; Anthropology; Astronomy/Astrophysics; Biology/Botany/Zoology; Chemistry; Classical Studies; Computer Science; Criminology; English. *Scheduled majors per ceremony are based on graduation number projections and are subject to change.
Time Processional at 8:30am. Ceremony 9am-11am.
Location Stephen C. O'Connell Center
College Design, Construction and Planning
Time 9am-11am
Location Phillips Center for the Performing Arts
College Liberal Arts and Sciences (#2)
Participating Degrees Bachelor's Degrees in Economics; Geography; Geology; History; Intersdisciplinary Studies; International Studies; Foreign Languages & Literatures; Linguistics; Marine Sciences; Mathematics; Microbiology & Cell Science; Political Science. *Scheduled majors per ceremony are based on graduation number projections and are subject to change.
Time Processional at 1:30pm. Ceremony 2pm-4pm.
Location Stephen C. O'Connell Center
College Arts
Time 2pm-4pm
Location Phillips Center for the Performing Arts
College Liberal Arts and Sciences (#3)
Participating Degrees Bachelor's Degrees in Philosophy; Physics; Psychology; Religion; Sociology; Spanish & Portuguese; Statistics/Data Science; Sustainability Studies; Women's Studies. *Scheduled majors per ceremony are based on graduation number projections and are subject to change.
Time Processional at 6:30pm. Ceremony 7pm-9pm.
Location Stephen C. O'Connell Center
College Education
Time 7pm-9pm
Location Phillips Center for the Performing Arts
SUNDAY, MAY 1, 2022
College Agricultural and Life Sciences
Time 9am-11am
Location Stephen C. O'Connell Center
College Public Health and Health Professions (#1)
Participating Degrees BPH, BHS-CSD, all Master's, Doctoral Degrees
Time 9am-10:30am
Location Phillips Center for the Performing Arts
College Public Health and Health Professions (#2)
Participating Degrees BHS-Health Science
Time 1pm-2:30pm
Location Phillips Center for the Performing Arts
Ceremony/College Herbert Wertheim College of Engineering (Bachelor's)
Time 2pm-4pm
Location Stephen C. O'Connell Center
College Herbert Wertheim College of Engineering (Master's)
Time 7pm-9pm
Location Stephen C. O'Connell Center