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Commencement Ceremonies
(December 11-12, 2021)

The Commencement Ceremonies will take place at the FIU Stadium at the MMC campus over two days:

Saturday, December 11th
Ceremony 1 - 10:00 a.m. (Bachelors Only)
Ceremony 2 - 3:00 p.m. (Bachelors Only)
Ceremony 3 - 7:30 p.m. (Bachelors Only)

Sunday, December 12th
Ceremony 4 - 2:00 p.m. (Bachelors Only)
Ceremony 5 - 6:30 p.m. (Masters & Doctorals Only)

The ceremonies are mixed and not college-specific. Ceremonies 1 - 4 are for undergraduate students ONLY. Undergraduate students are able to select between these four ceremonies based on availability upon registering. Ceremony 5 is for Doctoral and Masters candidates ONLY. 

The registration link was sent to all eligible students on October 25th to their FIU email. 
Registration for the ceremonies opened at 10AM on October 26th. 
Registration is open until Monday, November 8th, at 5PM

Please make sure you registered under your legal, FIU student name.


Each student can select up to 3 complimentary tickets and purchase up to an additional 5 tickets at $7 each, for a total 8 tickets per graduate. There will not be any more tickets available beyond the 8. Graduates will receive their tickets via email after the transaction which will serve as confirmation the transaction was successful and you are registered for that ceremony. The graduates' Commencement Pass must be picked up at the Commencement Fair. We are not able to email or mail the Commencement Pass to the graduate.

NO swapping or switching of ceremonies will be allowed. 
All transactions are FINAL.
Regalia is required for the ceremonies.

Caravan (November 5, 2021)

The Caravan will take place between the Blue & Gold garages on Friday, November 5, 
from 5 - 8 PM. 

During the caravan portion, students have the opportunity to get out of their cars, once instructed to do so, walk across a mini-stage, and get a congratulatory diploma from Roary. They will also have the opportunity to take a physically distanced photo with President Rosenberg and Roary. Please note, this is the ONLY event where you have a photo opportunity with the President.

Make sure to decorate your vehicles and show your Panther Pride! There will be prizes for the 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place winners of the car decorating competition! 

Registration is NOT required for this event.

Commencement Fair (November 3-6, 2021)

The Commencement Fair (C-Fair) will take place at the MMC Barnes & Noble Bookstore. This is where you have the opportunity to purchase your cap & gown, class ring, and other grad gear and memorabilia, as well as take your complimentary portrait picture.

The schedule for the C-Fairs is as follows:
Wednesday to Friday, November 3 - 5 from 10:00 a.m. - 7:00 p.m.
Saturday, November 6
from 12:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Please check out our Commencement Fair tab under Getting Ready for further details.

Please note, regalia is not required for this event unless you intend to take the graduate portrait picture with the commencement photograher (GradImages).


Below is a visual summary of each event for your convenience.

Visual summary of commencement events

Please always monitor your student email and our website for updates. 

We look forward to celebrating you and your hard work at all of our Commencement Events this upcoming semester.

Congratulations, Panthers!


The Commencement Team