Commencement Checklist

Follow the checklist and check your Panther Mail for important updates.

Print the Checklist

Apply and Register

  • Verify completion of all degree requirements with your advisor or on your Panther Degree Audit
  • Apply for graduation by the semester deadline listed in the academic calendar
  • Register for commencement by ordering your pass & tickets in MyFIU during the online registration period

Get Your Gear

  • Pick up your pass and grad gear during Commencement Fair
  • Register with Grad Images to order proofs of your formal graduation portrait and commencement day photos
  • Order your FIU class ring online or at Commencement Fair and attend the ring ceremony
  • Order your Official FIU personalized announcements to announce your accomplishments to family and friends.  They arrive with your name, degree, major and date, time and place of Commencement.
  • Make your grad gift

Gather Your Guests

Plan Your Big Day

After Commencement

  • Order your commencement day photography
  • Receive your diploma in the mail

Career Readiness Opportunity

SDS 4340 Career Development is not your typical course. This course is designed to help recent grads prepare for a successful career. It's fully-online, lasts 5 weeks, and best of all, it's free. Just enroll the semester after you graduate.