The deadline to order faculty regalia has been extended to March 22, 2012.  

Here is the direct link to the bookstore order form:

-----Original Message-----
From: UF Deans, Directors, Department chairs [mailto:[log in to unmask]] On Behalf Of Aust, C Elwood
Sent: Friday, February 17, 2012 10:18 AM
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Subject: Spring 2012 Commencement Information

February 16, 2012

Deans, Directors and Department Chairs

Donna Stricker
Director, Presidential Events and Commencement

Spring 2012 Commencement Information

Please forward this information to your faculty.

Ceremonies:  This spring, there will be five (5) multi- college commencement ceremonies - one (1) Doctoral Degree Ceremony (all Ph.D., Ed.D., Au.D., D.P.M., D.P.T.), 4:00pm, Friday, April 27, 2012; one (1) Masters and Specialist Degree Ceremony (for the following colleges only:  Public Health and Health Professions, Liberal Arts and Sciences, Education, Medicine, Business Administration, and Health and Human Performance), 4:00pm Friday, May 4, 2012; and three (3) multi-college Undergraduate Degree Ceremonies (for the following colleges only: Public Health and Health Professions, Liberal Arts and Sciences, Education Business Administration and Health and Human Performance), 9:00am, 2:00pm and 7:00pm, Saturday, May 5, 2012. All of these ceremonies will be held in the Stephen C. O'Connell Center. 
In addition to the five (5) multi-college ceremonies mentioned above, there are other bachelor/masters/specialist degree ceremonies and professional degree ceremonies hosted by individual colleges. Please see the Commencement Website at under the heading, Ceremonies Schedules, for additional information and college assignments.

Ordering Regalia: The deadline for ordering academic regalia is Friday, March 2, 2012.  Information on ordering regalia is available from the UF Bookstore (392-0194). An order form may be found at under the heading, Instructions for Faculty. Payment is required when placing an order. Formal academic regalia is required for all faculty members attending commencement.

Faculty Escorts:  Candidates for the Doctor of Philosophy, Doctor of Education and Doctor of Plant Medicine degrees will be assigned an official commencement escort. Faculty designated as escorts will receive an e-mail from the Office of the Provost with further details about responsibilities, assembly times and hooding instructions. This e-mail is generally sent two weeks prior to commencement. However, if you have a graduate student scheduled to graduate during the spring semester, please order your regalia on or before the March 2, 2012, deadline.

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