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Fall 2020 Virtual Commencement

December 13, 2020 - 2:00 PM

Please note that the decision to hold a virtual ceremony is in line with a directive from the State University System of Florida to develop alternative commencement plans in recognition of health guidelines that limit gatherings. 

FERPA Notice For Graduating Students

 If you currently have a FERPA restriction on your records you will be excluded from the Commencement Booklet and any Commencement Ceremonies (virtual and/or in-person).  If you wish to be included, you must remove your FERPA restriction on-line through your MyFIU account no later than November 10, 2020Click here for instructions on how to release your FERPA restriction. 

 If you do not remove your FERPA restriction by the deadline you will NOT be listed in the Commencement Booklet or be able to attend the virtual or in-person commencement ceremony.

FIU Grad Printable Yard Sign

Download and print an FIU college graduate yard sign! The 10" X 8" can be printed at home and displayed on a front door/window, while the other two sizes can be printed at select UPS and FedEx store locations that can produce yard signs.

Commencement Update 

Dear Class of 2020,

Fall Virtual Commencement will take place on Sunday, December 13th at 2 p.m.

Many of you have been asking questions regarding commencement. Please see below for a list of frequently asked questions (FAQs) regarding virtual commencement and other options.

If you have any further questions, please email

We appreciate your patience and understanding during this time.


The Commencement Team

Why Attend Commencement

You're finally ready to graduate after years of tests, group projects and late night study sessions. All your hard work deserves recognition.

Commencement is the moment you've been waiting for. This is your chance to celebrate with your supporters, family, friends, professors or fellow graduates. It's your time to shine — you don't want to miss it.

Experience Commencement

Fall 2020 Virtual Commencement is on December 13th


Show Us Your Outstanding Students

The Worlds Ahead Graduates are students who have distinguished themselves through research, entrepreneurship, service, perseverance or otherwise exceptional efforts.