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College of the Arts Spring 2022 Recognition Ceremony

  • Date & Time
    • Saturday, April 30, 2022 2:00pm to 3:30pm
  • Cost
    • Free
      Tickets are required to attend in-person.
  • Description

    Join us in congratulating our graduates at the Spring 2022 Recognition Ceremony! College of the Arts students will be recognized and celebrated individually at the Recognition Ceremony. Regalia is required for graduates. This ceremony complements the university-wide commencement on Friday, April 29 and the UF Doctoral Recognition Ceremony on Thursday, April 28. 

    Live Stream

    The event will be live-streamed on the College of the Arts Facebook page.

    Ticket Information

    The ceremony is free but tickets are required for guests and students must register to attend. Students participating in the ceremony DO NOT need a ticket for themselves. Students will order tickets for their guests when they register.

    The deadline to register is March 2.
    GRADUATING STUDENTS: REGISTER HERE and reserve guest tickets
    GUESTS: Students will reserve your tickets when registering for the ceremony. 

    Ticket Pickup

    Students can pick up their tickets in person in the lobby of Fine Arts A on the following days/times:

    Advance Ticket Pick-Up - Fine Arts Building A Lobby

    Thursday, April 21
    10 a.m. - 12 p.m.

    Friday, April 22
    2 p.m. - 4 p.m.

    Day-of Ticket Pick-Up - Outside Phillips Center

    Saturday, April 30
    Starting at 1 p.m.

    Students who are unable to pick up their tickets during the designated times in Fine Arts A can collect them on the day of the ceremony at 1:00 p.m.

    Please bring your ID. Tickets cannot be picked up by anyone other than the graduating student.

    Master's Hooding

    Master’s students: Faculty will hood master’s students during the ceremony. Participating master's students should invite their faculty chair/member to serve in this honorary role. Students are asked to confirm their faculty escort's name to Laura Robertson or Phillip Herr-Klepacki. Please note we will have available faculty to assist if your faculty member is not available to attend.  

    Doctoral Students

    Doctoral students are invited to attend the UF Doctoral Recognition Ceremony, where they will be individualized recognized and hooded. Doctoral students are also welcome to attend the university-wide ceremony and College of the Arts Recognition Ceremony.

    Ceremony Timeline

    1:00 PM
    Students assemble at the Phillips Center (regalia required).
    Doors open for family & guests at the Phillips Center.

    2:00 PM
    Ceremony begins

    2:05 PM

    *Please note that no seating can occur during the processional. We encourage your family and guests to arrive early.


    Faculty will be seated on stage, and regalia will be required and paid for by the college. If you need regalia, please fill out this regalia request form by February 23 so that Cheryl Rodney can place the order for you. Faculty with regalia questions should contact Cheryl at

    Faculty are asked to RSVP to attend the ceremony


    Accommodations are available. Please contact Jennifer Hodges at or 352-273-1492 to arrange.

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  • Venue
    Curtis M. Phillips, M.D. Center for the Performing Arts
    3201 Hull Road
    Phone 2
    Curtis M. Phillips, M.D. Center for the Performing Arts Website