Commencement

ATTENTION GRADUATES:

Due to concerns regarding the extreme heat, the line up location has been changed from Bragg Stadium to Gaither Gym. For the Saturday, July 31 and Sunday, August 1 AFTERNOON ceremonies beginning at 3 p.m., graduates should report to Gaither Gym (located on Wahnish Way). Please note: this location change is only for the 3 p.m. afternoon ceremonies.


2020 and 2021 Summer Graduates: please review the information below regarding etickets for our Commencement exercises.

To view and save tickets to phone:
From your mobile device:

1.     Go to am.ticketmaster.com/famu/graduation

2.     Sign in using the email address on file.

a.     If you have never signed into the Account manager site or Ticketmaster.com site, click “sign up” next to New to Ticketmaster.

b.     Input information identifying self and create password.

c.      Once done go back to am.ticketmaster.com/famu/graduation and sign in.

3.     Add the number of tickets you require for the Commencement Ceremony.

4.     Click “add to cart”, the go into your shopping cart in the top right corner.

5.     Verify the accurate number of tickets are in your cart and click “checkout”.

6.     Choose “mobile (free)” as your delivery option then click “continue”.

7.     Next click the box to accept the terms & conditions then finally click “submit order”.

a.     Your tickets have been reserved!

8.     Click “Go to my events” then click “select event” under your graduation ceremony.

a.     Use the three dots to access options to transfer eTickets to guest. 

b.     Input YOUR GUEST’S credentials to transfer tickets to others.

9.     Click the ticket location to view barcoded ticket. 

10.  Save each barcoded ticket to Apple Wallet or Google Pay app BEFORE graduation day.



2021 Summer Graduates:

  • Tickets per Graduate:  Four (4) tickets
  • Application Deadline:  Friday, July 9
  • Honor Cords/ Cards Distribution:  College/schools will distribute (Dates/Times TBD)
  • Cap/Gown Order Deadline: Friday, June 18

 

2020 Summer Graduates:

  • Tickets per Graduate:  Four (4) tickets
  • Registration Deadline:  Friday, June 18. Click here to register.
  • Honor Cords/ Cards Distribution:  No honor Cords distributed; Cards regenerated by Registrar
  • Cap/Gown Order Deadline: Friday, June 18


Reminders for Graduates:


1. Plan to arrive one hour prior to your commencement ceremony. Report to the west side of the stadium dressed in your regalia.
2. Remember to have your card and cords.
3. Remind your guests to download the etickets prior to arrival (see instructions).
4. We kindly request you have a mask to wear before, during and after the ceremony.


 

Shuttle Information:

 

The Venom Express Shuttle will provide shuttle services for commencement continuously circling the following stops:

  • The Welcome Center
  • SBI West
  • Parking Garage
  • Perry Street
  • Eugenia Street

 

On Friday, the service will start at 4:00pm and end approximately two hours after the ceremony.

On Saturday and Sunday, the service will start at 7:00am and end approximately two hours after second ceremony. Drivers will take a break individually between the two ceremonies




Schedule of Events:

 

Ceremony 

DATE/TIME 

College/School 

Rehearsal Date/Time 

 

 

 

All Summer 2021 Graduates 

 

Friday, July 30 

at 6:00 pm 

All 

Thursday, July 29 at 4:00 pm 

 

 

2020 Graduates 

Saturday, July 31 

at 9:00 am 

School of Business and Industry, College of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences, Institute of Public Health; School of the Environment

 

 

 

 

Friday, July 30 at 9:00 am 

2020 Graduates 

Saturday, July 31 

at 3:00 pm 

College of Social Sciences, Arts and Humanities; Military Commissions 

2020 Graduates 

Sunday, August 1 

at 9:00 am 

College of Science and Technology; College of Agriculture and Food Sciences; School of Architecture Technology; School of Journalism & Graphic Communication; FAMU FSU College of Engineering; School of Nursing

2020 Graduates 

Sunday, August 1 

at 3:00 pm 

School of Allied Health Sciences; College of Education; College of Law 

 


 

Contact Info