Commencement Location

Commencement Ceremony

Sunday, May 5, 2019

University of Central Florida
Addition Financial Arena
12777 Gemini Boulevard, North
Orlando, FL 32816


Security Policies

New Security Policies for the Commencement Ceremony at Addition Financial Arena

  • The University of Central Florida has implemented thorough screenings at the main security checkpoints of the Addition Financial Arena (formerly CFE Arena). Everyone passing through a security checkpoint will be required to have a ticket, and will have their bags or person searched.
  • Students will be screened by security staff at the graduate entrance using security wands.
  • Guests will be screened by security staff at the front entrance using security wands.
  • Backpacks or large bags greater than 12'' x 6'' x 12'' are not allowed. You will be required to return the backpack/bag to your vehicle before entering the building.
  • Valencia College is advising students and their guest to arrive early to ensure they clear security for a timely start to the ceremony.
Directions

Addition Financial Arena
12777 Gemini Blvd. N
Orlando, FL 32816

Map and Driving Directions

Parking

Graduates and their guest should park in parking garage D or H, which is across from the Addition Financial Arena. There will be signs to direct you. If you or your guest have been issued a state disabled parking permit you will be directed to park on the lower level of parking garage D. The drop off area is only for those who are disabled, elderly and mobility impaired. There are no graduate drop off areas.

Parking is free, but you must display the parking pass on the dashboard of your car.


Commencement Schedule

Morning

Morning Ceremony Graduates Must Arrive by: 8:40 AM
Graduates will process into the arena promptly at: 9:40 AM
Commencement ceremony will begin at: 10:00 AM


Note: Graduates arriving after the processional will not be permitted to process with the other graduates.

Afternoon

Afternoon Ceremony Graduates Must Arrive by: 12:40 PM
Graduates will process into the arena promptly at: 1:40 PM
Commencement ceremony will begin at: 2:00 PM


Note: Graduates arriving after the processional will not be permitted to process with the other graduates.