Register for commencement by ordering a commencement pass on MyFIU. All graduates need a commencement pass to enter the Ocean Bank Convocation Center and all guests need a ticket, regardless of age, to attend commencement. All passes and tickets are scanned when entering the convocation center. Commencement pass registration and ticket ordering is on a first-come, first-served basis, so order yours as soon as possible.
Ticketing Information: Tickets for Commencement events are for personal use only. The buying or selling of tickets in excess of the face value price is prohibited. Tickets are nonrefundable. FIU Commencement is not responsible for lost guest tickets. Replacement tickets can be printed online through my.fiu.edu; the student online system where the order was originally placed.
Doctoral Candidates (Ph.D./Ed.D) must go through the University Graduate School (UGS) to confirm attendance at commencement and receive pass and tickets. Please refer to the UGS website for further details.
For DNP (Anesthetist Program) Candidates Only
Please contact Mairelys De La Guardia at 305-348-7747 for more information.
For DNP (Doctor of Nursing Practice) Candidates Only
Please contact Sussan Valqui at 305-348-7748 to schedule your pick-up date and time.
For DPT (Doctorate of Physical Therapy) Candidates Only
Please contact Ann Tackoor at 305-348-6640 to schedule your pick-up date and time.
This is a unique pass that contains your information so that your name will be displayed as you walk across stage on commencement day. You must keep your pass in hand during the ceremony from when you enter the convocation center to when you walk up onstage. Keep your pass in a safe place to ensure it won't get lost or damaged.
Upon confirming your attendance, graduates in Ceremonies 1, 4, 7 and 10 receive 2 complimentary guest tickets, and can purchase up to an additional 4 tickets at $7 each for a total of 6 tickets per graduate.
Please note for Ceremonies 2, 3, 5, 8 and 9, only an additional 3 tickets will be available for purchase for a total of 5 tickets per graduate due to increase of graduate participation.
As you order your tickets, keep in mind:
- Ticket quantities are limited, and are on a first-come, first-served basis
- Tickets are NOT guaranteed due to venue capacity restrictions and increased graduate participation
- A single ticket may only be used by 1 guest, regardless of age
- Tickets are non-transferable
- Children of any age, including infants, must have their own ticket (as required per fire code regulation)
- Tickets are non-refundable
- Lost tickets can be replaced by reprinting them from MyFIU
The dates for the Online Registration Period to order guest tickets for the Spring 2019 Commencement Ceremonies are from Tuesday, March 19th to Wednesday, April 3rd.
- Log into MyFIU
- On the Student Homepage of MyFIU, click on Academic Records.
- Next, in the left nav, select Order Commencement Tickets
- Select your major/degree
- Confirm that you will attend your commencement ceremony
- Select your preferred campus (MMC, BBC or I-75) to attend Commencement Fair and pick up your pass. Please note you do not need to contact us if you need to change the location after you have made your decision
- Continue following the on-screen prompts
- Pay for any additional tickets with a debit or credit card (Visa, Mastercard, Amex, Discover)
- On your registration/order confirmation page click Print to download your electronic guest tickets
- Print your tickets later or reprint a lost/damaged ticket by following the same instructions above and clicking Print Commencement Tickets instead of Order Commencement Tickets (tickets will be accessible until the day of the ceremony)
- Email the ticket as a PDF to your guests if you can't give them their printed ticket in person
Pick Up Your Pass
For Bachelor's, Master's and Specialist Candidates Only
Pick up your pass at your selected Commencement Fair. You must bring a photo ID (driver’s license, FIU OneCard, etc.) to collect it. If you cannot pick up your pass in person, someone else may pick it up for you. This person must provide a letter of authorization from you, a copy of your Panther ID, as well as their own photo ID.