graduation commencement

ConGRADulations! You made it!

2019 graduation

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. 

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.

Cap and Gown Distribution: 

Main Campus | Monday, April 22-Friday, April 26 9 a.m.-6 p.m.

UCF FAIRWINDS Alumni Center, 12676 Gemini Blvd. N., Orlando, FL 32816

Students will pick up their cap, gown and tickets during cap and gown distribution. The event will have giveaways, free cap decorating and more!\

For all other campus distribution sites, please check your confirmation email for details.

Need more tickets for your graduation ceremony? 

The lottery will be available on MyUCF.

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.

Cap & Gown Questions?

Call 407.882.0364 or check the Commencement Guide.

Make Your Class Gift Today!


Take this opportunity to make your class gift of $20.19 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.


 4EVER KNIGHTS and UCF Alumni would like to celebrate you, your success and thank you for your support! With more than 1900 student donors this year, over $35,000 has been raised to support student research, services, scholarships and more.

Please join us for the Student Donor Celebration. Appetizers and refreshments will be served. The evening will conclude with a champagne toast celebrating the Class of 2019 and all student donors. All student donors that participated in the Class Gift Campaign this spring are welcome to attend, and students who made their class gift of $20.19 will receive their graduation cord at the event.

When: Tuesday, April 30
Where: Carl Black and Gold Cabana, Spectrum Stadium, 4465 Knights Victory Way, Orlando, FL 32816

Reception begins: 6:30 p.m.
Program starts: 7:15 p.m.
Event concludes: 8 p.m.

Registration is required to attend. The deadline to register is April 26, 2019.

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Fun and Contests

Spring Grad Cap Contest

Graduation is almost upon us so it’s time to put your best cap forward! Share your personality through your cap and get a chance to win some UCF merchandise before you graduate! Learn more about how to enter here.

Class of 2019 Playlist


Submit a song suggestion to UCF Alumni for a chance to win prizes and be featured on our UCF Grad Class of 2019 Spotify Playlist!

The first 250 students to submit a song will receive a prize.

Rings and Diploma Frames

Interested in purchasing a class ring?

View the available options.

Herff Jonesring specials include: $40 off ultrium | $100 off 10k & 14k | $150 off 18k


Interested in purchasing a UCF diploma frame?

Find more information about the UCF Diploma Frames here.

Traveling Knights: Contiki

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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