Spring 2019 Commencement is scheduled for Sunday, May 5, 2019, at 3:30 p.m. at the RP Funding Center’s George Jenkins Arena.
Date & Time
Sunday, May 5, 2019
RP Funding Center – Jenkins Arena
701 W. Lime St.
Lakeland, FL 33815
What words of wisdom would you like to impart before you graduate? Interested students may apply to speak at the ceremony. The application deadline is 5 p.m. Friday, Feb. 8.
Other commencement items, including graduation announcements, class rings and diploma frames, are available through university bookstore.
Caps & Gowns
Students must wear a cap and gown purchased from Herff-Jones. Cap and gowns are available for pickup during normal bookstore hours, between April 23 and May 3. Students are required to wear professional dress and dress shoes under their gown.
If you have questions about Commencement or are a candidate for graduation, please contact the Office of the University Registrar by email.
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