Commencement

Campus : USF Sarasota-Manatee
Ceremony: Spring, 2014 Masters & Bachelor candidates.
Ceremony Date / Time / Location: Monday, May 5, 2014. Ceremony starts promptly at 6:30 PM.
Bradenton Area Convention Center (formerly the Manatee Civic and Convention Center)
Student Coordinator: Darren Gambrell
941-359-4263
dgambrell@sar.usf.edu 
Event Coordinator Michael Ayres
941-359-4632
mayres@sar.usf.edu
Apply to Graduate: Before you register for the ceremony, be sure you have applied to graduate. Applications for Graduation must be received in your college advising office by the fourth week of the term in which you plan on completing all degree requirements. Contact the Office of Student Services for instructions on submitting your Undergraduate Application. Masters degree candidates should contact the graduate advisor in their college for complete instructions on submitting your Graduate Application.
Ceremony Registration Deadline: Wednesday, April 30, 2014
Register to participate in the ceremony
Grad Stampede:
Cap & Gown: Contact the Bookstore.
Graduation Announcements: Order your graduation announcements
Honor Society and International Students sashes: Order your Honors and International Sashes
Tickets: Tickets are not required for this ceremony.
Time For Graduate To Arrive: Graduates should arrive at the graduate check-in area by 5:00 p.m.
Where To Report: Report to the main entrance of the Convention Center.
Special Services: Graduates and family members with special needs will be accommodated.  If you are graduating and require special services please E-mail the coordinator of disability services at disabilityservices@sar.usf.edu or call 941-359-4714
Parking Information: Parking at the Convention Center during Commencement is free.
Future Ceremonies: Spring 2014 – Monday, May 5, 2014. 6:30 p.m. at the Bradenton Area Convention Center in Palmetto, FL.Summer 2014 – USF Sarasota-Manatee does not hold a summer Commencement ceremony. USF Sarasota-Manatee Summer graduates are encouraged to participate in the USF System ceremonies on the USF Tampa campus on Saturday, August 9th, 2014 at the USF Sun Dome.