Grad Walk

Graduates, you’re invited to walk across the commencement stage while loved ones record and photograph this milestone moment in your collegiate career.

August 2024 Grads

Thursday, Aug. 1
2:30-7 p.m.
Doors close at 6 p.m.

Addition Financial Arena
12777 Gemini Blvd. N., Orlando, FL 32816

**This is NOT the official commencement ceremony**
UCF Commencement Website

Every graduate may bring up to ten (10) guests with them inside the arena. Registration is required for graduates only; there is no need to register friends and family members.  

Check out highlights from our past Grad Walk event through this RECAP VIDEO!
What to Expect

Explore the world of UCF Alumni: uncover professional opportunities, engage with regional communities, and learn about exciting Young Alumni events.
Make your mark with the Class Gift.
Strike a pose on stage for your personality photo in just 10 seconds.
Capture the moment with a professional snapshot of you and any guests accompanying you!

What to Wear

Grads are welcome to wear Regalia (cap & gown), however, it is not required to participate.

Masks, flags and costumes are prohibited.

What to Bring

All attendees should bring a valid driver’s license.

Where to Park

Complimentary parking is available in Garage D. Mobility impaired individuals may be dropped off in front of the Addition Financial Arena prior to parking.

When to Arrive

There are no time slots for grad walk. 

The event starts at 2:30 p.m. with doors opening as early as 2 p.m. for registration.

The doors close at 6 p.m. Any graduates or guests not inside the building by this time will NOT be allowed in.

Grad Walk vs. Commencement

Grad Walk is your opportunity to walk across the commencement stage while your loved ones record and photograph from up close!

Commencement is the ceremony officiated by University leadership with speakers and a full arena.

Grads can attend both Grad Walk and Commencement or either event individually.

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