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Commencement takes place 3 times a year at the end of the Spring, Fall and Summer semesters on the Modesto Maidique Campus (MMC).

Students are assigned to commencement ceremonies by their graduating school or college. You may not choose which ceremony you want to participate in. If you registered for commencement on time, your ceremony will take place at the end of the current semester.

We want to make sure that your commencement day is a special day for you and your loved ones. To accommodate as many of our graduates' guests as possible at the Ocean Bank Convocation Center, we schedule commencement ceremonies after the period to apply for graduation has closed and the numbers have been tabulated for each college and school. Please note that the schedule might change due to unforeseen circumstances.

2017 FIU Fall Commencement Schedule is as follows:

Friday, December 15th

  • Ceremony 1 - 10:00 a.m.
  • Ceremony 2 - 3:00 p.m.
  • Ceremony 3 - 7:30 p.m.

Saturday, December 16th

  • Ceremony 4 - 10:00 a.m.
  • Ceremony 5 - 3:00 p.m.
  • Ceremony 6 - 7:30 p.m.

Sunday, December 17th

  • Ceremony 7 - 10:00 a.m.
  • Ceremony 8 - 3:00 p.m.
  • Ceremony 9 - 7:30 p.m.

The exact college/school schedule by ceremony is yet to be determined due to the deadline to apply for Graduation being extended to Thursday, September 28th. Please continue to monitor the website for updates.