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ConGRADulations! You made it!

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Graduation day may be just around the corner, but there's still much to do! So, we've combined everything you need to know right here, on one, convenient page. Find all graduation-related events, go through the grad checklist, check out the helpful resources, and cross off as many bucket list items as you can. 

Graduation May 4-6, 2017

Have you reviewed the schedule for graduation ceremonies? Be sure to double check your graduation date and share the details with your family and friends! 
Find ceremony details here.

Make Your Class Gift Today!


Take this opportunity to make your class gift of $20.17 and leave your legacy at UCF. All graduating students that make their #UCFClassGift will receive a cord to wear at graduation as a thank you. Gifts can be made here. Students will receive their cord at the student donor celebration at the end of the semester.

Watch for a save the date event invitation the last week of March. Students that are unable to attend the event will be able to retrieve their cords at another time during cap and gown distribution.

 Make a Gift




Class of 2017 Spotify Playlist

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We asked, and you answered!

The UCF Class of 2017 has built a playlist to commemorate their time here at UCF. Listen to it on your own, or enjoy these tunes as you pick up your cap & gown at the UCF FAIRWINDS Alumni Center. It's build by you, for you, #UCFGrad.

Listen to the Class of 2017 Spotify Playlist now! 




#UCFGrad Cap Instagram Contest

CapContestAnnouncement#UCFGrad Cap Instagram Contest:

Enter the UCF Alumni Instagram contest by uploading a picture, video or boomerang of your decorated grad cap to your Instagram account! Post your entry, tag @ucfalumni in your photo and use the hashtag #UCFGrad to be entered for a chance to win UCF prizes. *Profile must be public for us to see the entry.

Grand Prize: A complimentary 4x8 legacy brick to be placed on the Knights Terrace.
Runner-Up Prize: Three winners will win a variety of UCF alumni merchandise.

Contest begins Monday, April 24th 2017 at 8 a.m. and ends Tuesday, May 2nd 2017 at 12 p.m. EST. Winners will be notified with a comment on their photo by 1 p.m. May 2nd.

Official Rules and details:


Didn’t order your cap and gown? 
You can still rent your cap and gown until March 17, 2017. Orders can be placed here.

Cap and Gown Distribution
April 24-28, 2017
Students will pick up their cap, gown and tickets during cap and gown distribution. The event will have giveaways, free cap decorating and more!

Need more tickets for your graduation ceremony? 
The lottery will be available Monday, April 24 through Friday, April 28 on MyUCF.

Interested in purchasing a class ring?
View the available options.


Interested in purchasing a UCF diploma frame?
Get more information.

Cap & Gown Questions?
Call 407.882.0364

Are you prepared for the day of graduation?
Guests and graduates should anticipate long lines due to additional security measures and leave purses, backpacks, and large bags at home to expedite security screenings. Doors will open 90 minutes prior to the start of the commencement ceremony.

Interested in purchasing a class ring? Herff Jones ring specials include:
$40 off ultrium | $100 off 10k & 14k | $150 off 18k

Find more information about the UCF Diploma Frames here

Cap & Gown Questions? Call 407.882.0364


Download your favorite cover photo, and upload to your Facebook page to show your friends that you're a proud Knight!

Facebook Cover Photo - Graduation 2017 - Caps


Facebook Cover Photo - Graduation 2017


Through a partnership with Contiki Travel, UCF Alumni is able to offer new graduates travel packages to exciting European destinations. Travel with other fellow Knights! Check out the travel opportunities on our Traveling Knights page and be sure to share your travel adventures by using #travelingknights on social media.






Knights Terrace Graduation Promotion

Purchase a gift for your new graduate that will last forever. Price valid up to one year after graduation date.



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