October 1, 2007
TO: University of Florida Graduate Faculty
FROM: Donna K. Stricker, Commencement Coordinator
Office of the President
226 Tigert Hall
392-1311; [log in to unmask]
SUBJECT: Fall 2007 Commencement Information
Ceremonies: An Advanced Degree Ceremony (all colleges; all masters and
doctoral candidates) will be held at 4:00pm on Friday, December 14, 2007
in the O'Connell Center. On Saturday, December 15, 2007, two
undergraduate degree ceremonies, at 10:00am and 2:00pm, will also be
held in the O'Connell Center.
Please refer to the Fall commencement schedule at
http://www.registrar.ufl.edu/commencement/ for the college assignments.
Please note that separate ceremonies will be hosted by the College of
Pharmacy on Saturday, December 15, 2007 at 10:00am at the HPNP
Auditorium, and the College of Law will have their ceremony on Friday,
December 21, 2007 at 2:00pm at the Phillips Center for Performing Arts.
Ordering Regalia: The deadline for ordering academic regalia is
Wednesday, October 24, 2007. Information on ordering regalia is
available from the UF Bookstore (392-0194).
Faculty regalia order forms are available on-line at
http://www.registrar.ufl.edu/commencement/faculty.html. Payment is
required when placing an order; this payment is refundable until
Thursday, December 13, 2007. Formal academic regalia is required for
all faculty members attending commencement.
Faculty Escorts: Candidates for the Doctor of Philosophy and Doctor of
Education degrees will be assigned an official commencement escort.
Faculty designated as escorts will receive an email notification from
the Office of the Provost with details about responsibilities and
assembly times. This notification is generally sent two weeks prior to
commencement. However, if you have a graduate student scheduled to
graduate during the fall semester, please order your regalia on or
before the October 24, 2007 deadline.
University of Florida
Gainesville, FL 32611