CJC Graduate Recognition Ceremony


Reception and Ceremony Schedule

Graduation Reception

CJC Graduates, Families and Guests

Saturday, May 4

4 – 5 p.m.

Weimer Hall Atrium

CJC Graduate Recognition Ceremony

CJC Graduates, Families and Guests

Saturday, May 4

7 – 9 p.m.

Stephen C. O’Connell Center


Ceremony Details
  • Check-in is at Gate 4 beginning at 5:15 p.m. Students need to be at the O’Connell Center no later than 5:30 p.m.
  • Regalia (cap and gown) is required for entry
  • Don’t forget your name card, which you receive when you pick up regalia from the bookstore
  • Students will line up by department at the Practice Court
  • The processional will begin at 6:30 p.m.



Information for Family and Friends

Tickets are not required and there is no restriction on the number of guests invited. Seating is first come, first served.

  • Families and guests will enter at Gate 1. Doors will open at 5:30 p.m.
  •  The O’Connell Center has metal detectors at all gates. Check small bags and pockets before coming to the O’Connell Center
  • Parking is available at the O’Connell center and first come, first served. Click here for the campus map.

ADA Questions?

  • If you, as a graduate, need accommodations, contact the Disability Resource Center so they know precisely what your needs are and and can ensure that you have an awesome graduation experience.
  • If you have a guest in need of accommodations, email uf-commencement@ad.ufl.edu with details to ensure they have a great visitor experience during graduation weekend.

For more information, including lodging, eateries and special needs, visit the UF Commencement site at: https://commencement.ufl.edu/.